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VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hiddleston Performs 'Move It On Over' from Hank Williams Biopic

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Tom Hiddleston will take on the role of country music legend Hank Williams in Marc Abraham's I SAW THE LIGHT, set for a world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this week.

The actor took to Twitter today to share a first look at a performance of Williams' "Move It On Over" from the film, along with the caption: "It gives me great pleasure to introduce the first clip from I SAW THE LIGHT. @TIFF_NET tomorrow! #MoveItOnOver". Check it out below!

I SAW THE LIGHT is directed by Marc Abraham from his screenplay which chronicles William's meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life. It is based on Colin Escott's award winning biography.

Cherry Jones, Bradley Whitford, and Elizabeth Olsen co-star.

RatPac Entertainment presents a Bron Studios/RatPac Entertainment production, in association with Creative Wealth Media Finance, I SAW THE LIGHT is currently in production in Louisiana. RatPac's Brett Ratner and Bron Studios Aaron L. Gilbert produce alongside G. Marq Roswell and Marc Abraham. James Packer of RatPac Entertainment and Jason Cloth of Creative Wealth Media Finance are executive producers. Patty Long is the line producer/executive producer. Denise Chamian is the casting director.

Hiddleston began his career in theatre. His stage credits include Donmar Warehouse's production of Othello, directed by Michael Grandage and acted alongside Ewan McGregor. Hiddleston has also appeared in the West End revival of Ivanov, The Children's Monologues at The Old Vic, Coriolanus and The KINGDOM of Earth at Criterion Theatre.

Hiddleston's film appearances include Thor, War Horse, The Avengers, The Deep Blue Sea, Midnight in Paris and the upcoming Thor: The Dark World. TV credits include Wallander, Suburban Shootout, Return to Cranford and more.



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