I Saw the Light Clip Puts the Spotlight on Tom Hiddleston’s Singing

First clip of Tom Hiddleston in I Saw the Light

Sony Pictures Classics (via Tom Hiddleston’s Twitter feed) has revealed the first clip of the actor singing as Hank Williams in I Saw the Light, opening in limited theaters on November 27 before expanding nationwide. The movie will have its world premiere tomorrow at the Toronto International Film Festival.

I Saw the Light is 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.