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- Published on 14 August 2015
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FIRST LOOK AT TOM HIDDLESTON AS HANK WILLIAMS IN I SAW THE LIGHT
Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams
Photo by Alan Markfield, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
NOVEMBER 27th, 2015 limited release
(followed by nationwide expansion)
Written and Directed by: Marc Abraham
Written by: Marc Abraham based on the book “Hank Williams: The Biography” by Colin Escott
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Cherry Jones, Bradley Whitford, Maddie Hasson, Wren Schmidt
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.