Thesp will play Dylan Bates in upcoming A&E series
Norman Bates. Norma Bates will be played by veteran actress Vera Farmiga. “Psycho” prequel “Bates Motel,” set to debut in 2013, is from exec producers Kerry Ehrin and “Lost” vet Carlton Cuse. Show will examine the relationship between Norman, Dylan and their mother. A&E opted to pass on a pilot when it made a series order earlier this year. Jeff Sneider contributed to this story.