Elizabeth Olsen has joined â€śThe Avengersâ€ť star Tom Hiddleston in the Hank Williams biopic â€śI Saw the Light,â€ť and will play his wife, Audrey Mae.
Brett Ratnerâ€™s RatPac Entertainment, Bron Studios and Creative Wealth Media Finance are producing and financing. Production is scheduled to begin in October in Louisiana.
Veteran producer Marc Abraham will direct from his own script, which is based on the 1994 book â€śHank Williams: The Biographyâ€ť by Colin Escott, George Merritt and William MacEwen.
Aaron L. Gilbert will produce with Ratner, Abraham and G. Marq Roswell. James Packer, Ratnerâ€™s partner in RatPac, will exec produce.
Producers have obtained rights from Sony ATV for Williamsâ€™ songs, including â€śYour Cheatinâ€™ Heart,â€ť â€śIâ€ťm So Lonesome I Could Cryâ€ť and â€śHey Good Lookinâ€™.â€ť
Williams was born in 1923 in Alabama and broke out in the post-World War II era with the song â€śMove It on Over.â€ť Among his hits are â€śLost Highway,â€ť â€śJambalaya (on the Bayou),â€ť â€śRamblinâ€™ Man,â€ť â€śYou Win Againâ€ť and â€śLovesick Blues.â€ť
He suffered from spina bifida and died at age 29 of heart failure after struggling with alcoholism and addiction to prescription pills.
Olsen recently completed â€śThe Avengers: Age of Ultronâ€ť and was seen this summer in â€śGodzilla.â€ť She is repped by Gersh and Brillstein Entertainment.
Charlie Hunnam is director Guy Ritchieâ€™s choice to play King Arthur in the Warner Bros.-Village Roadshow medieval tentpole.
Elizabeth Olsen is the frontrunner for the female lead. Idris Elba is attached to play a Merlin-esque figure who trains and mentors Arthur.
Hunnam, who stars in â€śSons of Anarchy,â€ť read for the part recently along with Henry Cavill and Jai Courtney.
Joby Harold wrote the the script and is producing with Akiva Goldsman and Tory Tunnell. Plot details are under wraps with the film set to open on July 22, 2016.
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13 Films will represent all international sales in Cannes on Herrick Entertainmentâ€™s Very Good Girls.
Tribeca Film will release the film in the US in June on VOD and theatrically starting on July 25.
Very Good Girls tells of two girls whose determination to lose their virginity is put to the test when they fall for the same person
Naomi Foner directed Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Boyd Holbrook, Demi Moore, Kiernan Shipka, Clark Gregg, Peter Skaarsgard and Ellen Barkin.
Norton Herrick, Michael London, Janice Williams and Mary Jane Skalski produced and Hawk Koch, Gale Anne Hurd, Peter D Graves and Lee Clay served as executive producers.