There have been plenty of stories floating about concerning the dedication Tom Hiddleston showed when preparing for to play country singer Hank Williams in I Saw The Light, and early buzz suggests he does a stellar job in the role, with many particularly praising his ability to mimic Hank’s singing.
We can get a taste with a new trailer, which you can take a look at below.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘I SAW THE LIGHT, the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.
‘Written and directed by Marc Abraham, I SAW THE LIGHT is based on Colin Escott’s award-winning biography and stars Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Bradley Whitford, David Krumholtz and Cherry Jones. RatPac Entertainment’s Brett Ratner and Bron Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert produced the film, with G. Marq Roswell and Abraham. James Packer of RatPac Entertainment and Jason Cloth of Creative Wealth Media Finance executive produced. Notable director of photography Dante Spinotti was the cinematographer for the film.’
The movie should be out early next year.