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Freddie Highmore on Playing Young Norman Bates: “The role was just brilliant”

It’s always odd to see one-time child actors take on their first “adult” roles. In the case of Freddie Highmore, who starred in Finding Neverland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and August Rush, the twenty-one year-old actor is stepping into adulthood by taking on a role that launches him from cute kid to creepy teenager — Norman Bates.