Tom Hiddleston’s ‘I Saw the Light’ to Open Nov. 27

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Sony Pictures Classics has given an awards-season release date of Nov. 27 for “I Saw the Light,” starring Tom Hiddleston in the story of iconic country-Western singer Hank Williams.

Written and directed by Marc Abraham, the movie is based on Colin Escott’s biography, with Elizabeth Olsen, Bradley Whitford, David Krumholtz and Cherry Jones also starring.

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 exec produced. Dante Spinotti is the cinematographer.

Williams was born in 1923 in Alabama and broke out in the post-World War II era with the song “Move It on Over.” Among his hits are “I Saw the Light,” “Lost Highway,” “Jambalaya (on the Bayou),” “Ramblin’ Man,” “You Win Again” and “Lovesick Blues.” He suffered from spina bifida and died at age 29 of heart failure.

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  1. jcbell45 says:

    In a previous post, I mentioned he is a distant cousin of mine. See my blogs ‘julie Bell chart of tom hiddlestons grt uncle ralph bruce verney / Julie bell my Scottish welsh royal heritage’ on normal ‘google’. Can’t wait to see him in ‘I Saw The Light’ also ‘High Rise’ + Crimson Peak’.

  2. jcbell45 says:

    I absolutely adore Tom Hiddleston. When he was on ‘Alan Carr Chattyman’, Nov 2013. He did 2impersonations, ‘Kermit the Frog’ + ‘Alan Carr, at the end of the show; he did a ‘ hip hop’ dance. I becamea fan if him, after seeing him in BBC Drama ‘ Hollow Crown’ 2012, even more so seeing him as ‘Loki’ in first Thor film 2011, on DVD I borrowed from my brother 2013. I’m Writer, working on my first book ‘The Cogans – The Cousins Of The Queen’, looking for Literary Agent, for publishing, tv + film rights. Also an Artist, My Artwork is For Sale, on redbubble com, under ‘jcb1679’

  3. fangirl says:

    so excited!! I’m sure Tom Hiddleston will be amazing as he always is.

  4. DougW says:

    Next up Benedict Cumberbatch in a biopic playing Burt Reynolds.

  5. anonymous says:

    Where the hell is Girl with Dragon Tattoo sequel? How long do the fans have to wait like what the hell???

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