Avengers’ Tom Hiddleston Steps Into Hank Williams’ Boots For Biopic

June 13, 2014 2:10 AM

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Avengers’ Tom Hiddleston Steps Into Hank Williams’ Boots For Biopic

The life, legacy and cultural impact of Hank Williams will hit the silver screen in an upcoming biopic, titled I Saw The Light, set to beginning filming in October. To play the iconic singer-songwriter and musician, the powers that be (a joint venture of RatPac Entertainment, Bron Studios, and Creative Wealth Media Finance) have tapped Avengers star Tom Hiddleston for the part, Deadline reports.

The film, which will include Hiddleston picking up the guitar and singing many of Williams’ classics, will be directed by Marc Abraham and produced with Aaron L. Gilbert, Brett Ratner and G. Marq Rosell. According to the report, the screenplay is based on the Colin Escott biography on Williams, whos...

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