Tom Hiddleston Talks Hank Williams Biopic Role: Week in Review

On Friday Tom Hiddleston Talks Hank Williams Biopic Role was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) You know Tom Hiddleston from his work in blockbuster films like Thor, The Avengers and War Horse, but the actor says that playing country music legend Hank Williams in the upcoming "I Saw the Light" is one of his most challenging, and fulfulling roles yet.

Hiddleston told The Boot, 'It took me a while to fully say yes [to the role], because I knew that once I said yes, I was going to have to cancel everything else in my life and make this a priority, because Hank Williams means so much to so many people.

"He's an icon, and he's left a legacy in American music, which is evergreen, And I knew once I said yes, the seriousness with which I was going to take it in terms of changing the way I looked, changing the way I sounded, getting under the skin of his particular artistic spirit and the music and the culture, and I'm honoring that, doing right by him." Read more - here.

Radio.com is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Radio.com/CBS Local - Excerpted here with permission.

Hank Williams Music, DVDs, Books and more

Hank Williams T-shirts and Posters

More Hank Williams News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article

Related Stories
Tom Hiddleston Talks Hank Williams Biopic Role

Toby Keith, Hank Williams Jr. More Added To Kris Kristofferson Tribute

Tom Hiddleston Sings Hank Williams Hits in 'I Saw the Light' Biopic

Hank Williams Biopic 'I Saw The Light' Trailer Released

Get Ready For Hank Williams Jr.'s Are You Read For The Country Video

Hank Williams Jr. Scores Milestone Hit With Eric Church Collaboration

Hank Williams Jr. Announces New Album and TV Jam With Eric Church

Hank Williams Covered By Biopic Actor Tom Hiddleston

Hank Williams Biopic Coming To Theaters This Fall

Hank Williams Jr, Bret Michaels, Sam Hunt Lead Toadlick Festival Lineup

More Stories for Hank Williams

Hank Williams Music