Grab your cowboy boots and ten gallon hats everyone, because it’s time to get your country groove on with one of our favorite British artists! Tom Hiddleston has gone country as he brings to life the true story of one of country music’s greatest legends, Hank Williams in the Sony Pictures Classic bio-pic, I Saw The Light!
Hiddleston just Tweeted a first-peek trailer of the film which will be premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival tomorrow night.
And exactly how does this gorgeous quintessential British actor fare with a Southern accent? You won’t believe it till you hear it. Take a look!
Wow! Can you say Oscar? Because, I can…and the reason is this: any actor that can transition from the deliciously evil Marvel super-villain, Loki….to Shakespeare’s Coriolanus…to one of the most recognizable and iconic voices in country music history, with such seamless ease, is definitely worthy of academy attention! That’s my prediction anyway. You saw it here first.
Based on the book “Hank Williams: The Biography” by Colin Escott, I SAW THE LIGHT, chronicles the life 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 covers his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.
A film like this would not be complete without performing some of Hank’s greatest tunes including the 1947 hit, Move It On Over, which this clip shows Hiddleston nailing with is own vocals!
All I can say is Boot Barn better start stocking up on boots and hats because I see a fashion trend coming once this film is released and this sexy British star is seen crooning in a Stetson. Oh darlin’, pass the mint juleps and my smelling salts!
The film stars, Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Cherry Jones, Bradley Whitford, Maddie Hasson, Wren Schmidt and opens in the U.S. November 27th.
Lady Anglophile…ready to get my line dancing on!