Tom Hiddleston will be playing country legend Hank Williams in an upcoming biopic entitled I Saw The Light. He will be singing several songs. This is not a drill.
Hiddleston, whom you may recognize from the Avengers and also from heaven — a place from which it may have hurt when he fell — announced the role last night. According to Deadline, Hiddleston will sing such Williams standards as "Your Cheatin' Heart", "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" and "Hey Good Lookin'," which he will presumably croon into a mirror.
The film will chronicle Williams' triumphant rise to fame and its disastrous effects on his health and personal life (he died at 29 of heart failure). Here is a preview of Tom Hiddleston holding a guitar whilst seeing the light, which he tweeted last night:
I Saw The Light. pic.twitter.com/LBSiP5tBVb
— Tom Hiddleston (@twhiddleston) June 13, 2014
CAN'T WAIT. [Deadline]
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