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Hank Williams biopic gets leading man

Hank Williams biopic gets leading man

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A new film is in the works about the late country legend Hank Williams

HollywoodReporter.com says British actor Tom Hiddleston has signed on to play the part of Hank Sr. in Marc Abraham's upcoming biopic I Saw The Light.  Hiddleston's recent credits include the role of Loki in The Avengers and the Thor films. 

Hiddleston is expected to do his own singing in the movie, which has secured the rights to such Hank Williams classics as "Hey Good Lookin'" and "Your Cheatin' Heart."  Filming is expected to begin in Louisiana this fall. 

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