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I SAW THE LIGHT: Hear Tom Hiddleston Sing A Hank Williams Classic

I SAW THE LIGHT: Hear Tom Hiddleston Sing A Hank Williams Classic

Sony Pictures Classics has revealed a NEW Track from the I SAW THE LIGHT Soundtrack, featuring the Hank Williams classic “Hey Good Lookin'” performed by Tom Hiddleston!

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 film  is slated to hit theaters on March 25, 2016.

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I SAW THE LIGHT: New Poster For Hank Williams Biopic Starring Tom Hiddleston Debuts

I SAW THE LIGHT: New Poster For Hank Williams Biopic Starring Tom Hiddleston Debuts

Sony Pictures Classics has released a brand new theatrical poster for the highly anticipated Hank Williams biopic, I SAW THE LIGHT. 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.

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.

Check out the new poster art and the recently released trailer below.

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I SAW THE LIGHT: New Trailer For Hank Williams Biopic Starring Tom Hiddleston Released

I SAW THE LIGHT: New Trailer For Hank Williams Biopic Starring Tom Hiddleston Released

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Sony Pictures Classics has released a brand new trailer for the highly anticipated Hank Williams biopic, I SAW THE LIGHT. 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.

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.

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I SAW THE LIGHT: Elizabeth Olsen Joins Tom Hiddleston In Hank Williams Biopic

I SAW THE LIGHT: Elizabeth Olsen Joins Tom Hiddleston In Hank Williams Biopic

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Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen has joined Tom Hiddleston in 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.  Olsen, who burst on the scene with Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene, will play Williams wife, Audrey Mae.  She has recently completed filming Avengers:  Age of Ultron and was seen in this summer’s blockbuster Godzilla.  Other credits include Oldboy. Red Lights and the independent hit Kill Your Darlings. Olsen is represented by the Gersh Agency and Brillstein Entertainment and Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern, LLP.

I SAW THE LIGHT will be directed by Marc Abraham from his screenplay which chronicles William’s meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.   It is based on Colin Escott’s award winning biography.

A RatPac Entertainment/Bron Studios production, in association with Creative Wealth Media Finance, I SAW THE LIGHT will begin production in Louisiana in October 2014. RatPac’s Brett Ratner and Bron Studios Aaron L. Gilbert will produce alongside G. Marq Roswell and Mark Abraham.  James Packer will executive produce for RatPac Entertainment.  Patty Long is the line producer/executive producer.

A top behind-the-scenes team has been assembled including Grammy-winning troubadour Rodney Crowell, who will serve as executive music producer.  Crowell’s timeless songs have been covered and performed by an elite list of musical luminaries such as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, George Strait, Bob Seger and many others. His multifaceted career as a producer, singer, songwriter and critically acclaimed author spans 40 years.

Oscar nominee Dante Spinotti (L.A. Confidential, Heat, Insider) will serve as director of photography. The production will be designed by Oscar nominee Merideth Boswell (Apollo 13). The casting director is Denise Chamian (Transformers: Age of Extinction). Lahly Poore (The Homesman) is the costume designer. Carter Little will serve as music supervisor.

Abraham previously directed FLASH OF GENIUS, starring Greg Kinnear.  He is also well known as the producer of such titles as CHILDREN OF MEN, DAWN OF THE DEAD, SPYGAME and many others.

Bron is currently in production on the feature film MEADOWLAND, a psychological thriller starring Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, ElizaBETH Moss, June Temple and others; and on the animated feature film HENCHMEN, in partnership with Gary Sanchez Productions.  The Bron Studios/Gary Sanchez production WELCOME TO ME, starring Kristen Wiig, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.

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Tom Hiddleston To Star As The Legendary Hank Williams In ‘I Saw The Light’

Tom Hiddleston To Star As The Legendary Hank Williams In ‘I Saw The Light’

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Tom Hiddleston will star in 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 will be directed by Marc Abraham from his screenplay based on Colin Escott’s award winning biography.  Aaron L. Gilbert will produce via his Bron Studios alongside Brett Ratner, G. Marq Roswell and Abraham.  James Packer will executive produce for RatPac Entertainment.

The Bron Studios / RatPac Entertainment production, in association with Creative Wealth Media Finance, is scheduled to begin production in Louisiana in October 2014.  Via Sony ATV, the production has secured rights to the Williams music catalogue including such hits as “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” “Hey Good Lookin’” and “Your Cheatin’ Heart.”

Hiddleston, who will do his own singing in the film, is well known to audiences for his portrayal of Loki in Marvel Studio’s THOR, THE AVENGERS and THOR: THE DARK WORLD.  He has also appeared in films such as Woody Allen’s MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, Jim Jarmusch’s ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE and Steven Spielberg’s WAR HORSE. Hiddleston has recently wrapped Guillermo del Toro’s CRIMSON PEAK for Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures and will soon start work on Ben Wheatley’s HIGH-RISE for producer Jeremy Thomas and Recorded Picture Company.  Hiddleston is represented by Hamilton Hodell, WME, Authentic and Peikoff Mahan Law Office.

Abraham previously directed FLASH OF GENIUS, starring Greg Kinnear.  He is also well known as the producer of such titles as CHILDREN OF MEN, DAWN OF THE DEAD, SPYGAME and many others.

Bron is currently in pre-production on THE MASTER CLEANSE, the fantasy horror comedy starring Johnny Galecki, Chloë Sevigny and Anjelica Huston, written and directed by Bobby Miller; and on the animated feature film HENCHMEN, directed by Adam Wood.

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