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First Look: Tom Hiddleston As Hank Williams In ‘I Saw The Light’

First Look: Tom Hiddleston As Hank Williams In 'I Saw The Light'

This fall, it seems two musical biopics will be slugging it out. Don Cheadle takes on jazz legend Miles Davis in “Miles Ahead,” while Tom Hiddleston goes country as Hank Williams in “I Saw The Light.” And the first look at Thor’s brother in a ten gallon hat is here.

Elizabeth Olsen, Cherry Jones, Bradley Whitford, Maddie Hasson, and Wren Schmidt co-star in the Marc Abraham (“Flash Of Genius“) directed movie about the musician who hit the top of the charts and the depths of despair. Here’s the official 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.

“I Saw The Light” opens on November 27th.

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