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Hank Williams Biopic Release Pushed Back To 2016

Bosses at Sony Pictures Classics had initially set a 28 November (15) date for the film's launch, but they have since decided to postpone its opening until 25 March (16). The shift...

Tom Hiddleston Wants To Play James Bond

Tom Hiddleston is up for playing James Bond.The 'Thor' star's name has been mentioned as a possible successor to current 007 actor Daniel Craig and Hiddleston can imagine himself playing the ''huge'' part.He said: ''Well,...

Elizabeth Olsen Shoots Down Tom Hiddleston Romance Rumours

The actors play husband and wife in the upcoming Hank Williams biopic, and were first rumoured to have embarked on an off-screen relationship in May (15). But, in a new interview with...

Tom Hiddleston Found Portraying Hank Williams 'A Joy'

Tom Hiddleston found portraying country singer Hank Williams in 'I Saw the Light' a ''joy''.The 34-year-old star has never sung in a movie before but revealed he thoroughly enjoyed the experience of playing the music...

Tom Hiddleston's Hank Williams Biopic Going Global

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to I Saw the Light, which chronicles the legendary country music singer's rise to fame and the health and personal issues that sent him to an...

Tom Hiddleston Performs At Music Festival To Prepare For Hank Williams Role

Tom Hiddleston is stepping up his preparation to play country music legend Hank Williams, performing at Michigan's Wheatland Music Festival on Saturday (September 6, 2014). The British actor - best known for playing Loki in...

Man Dies After Assault Incident At Hank Williams, Jr. Concert

A man who was assaulted during a Hank Williams, Jr. concert in Michigan has died.Robert Kobe, 55, was caught up in a fight with an unnamed 15-year-old boy at the DTE Energy Music Theatre just...

Tom Hiddleston Defends Hank Williams Role

Tom Hiddleston has defended his portrayal of country music legend Hank Williams in a new biopic, insisting he understands the "huge responsibility" to fans and has been practising his music skills every day.The Thor actor...

Hank Williams' Grandson Disapproves Of Tom Hiddleston Casting

Hank Williams' grandson has reportedly criticised movie bosses for casting British actor Tom Hiddleston as the music legend in an upcoming biopic.The late star's grandson, Hank Williams Iii, disapproves of the decision to cast a...

British Actor Tom Hiddleston Cast As Iconic American Singer Hank Williams

British-born actor Tom Hiddleston has allegedly been cast to play country singer Hank Williams in an upcoming biopic about the country singer's life. Deadline reports that Hiddleston will learn Williams’ Alabama accent and how to...

Tom Hiddleston To Play Hank Williams

Tom Hiddleston will play Hank Williams in a new biopic.The 'Avengers' actor will sing some of the country music legend's biggest hits, including 'I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry' and 'Lovesick Blues' in 'I Saw...

'Lost' Hank Williams Recordings Set For Release

A series of previously unreleased songs country legend Hank Williams performed on a 1950 radio series is set to be released in May (14).The four shows were pre-taped and aired on early country radio stations....

Braxton Schuffert Dies

Musician Braxton Schuffert, who played in Hank Williams' band, has died at the age of 97.The original Drifting Cowboys member passed away in hospital on Friday night (26Apr13) following an extended illness. Schuffert had...

Hank Williams, Jr.: 'America Committed Economic Suicide By Re-electing Barack Obama'

Conservative country singer Hank Williams, Jr. has blasted Americans who voted for Barack Obama at the polls on Tuesday (06Nov12), branding the President's re-election "economic suicide".The fervent Republican, who targeted Obama in an angry tirade...

Kelly Clarkson Prefers The Natural Look

Kelly Clarkson is a fan of the natural look.The original 'American Idol' winner - who has been dating Brandon Blackstock, since 2011 - claims to be extremely low-maintenance when she's off-duty and says she lives...

Man Charged With Hank Williams, Jr. Guitar Theft

A man has been charged with the theft of country singer Hank Williams, JR.'s $15,000 (£9,499) guitar.Police in Nashville, Tennessee arrested Adam Dale Broach, of Notasulga, Alabama on Sunday (20May12) and he was charged with...

Justin Timberlake And Hank Williams, Jr. Talk Duet

Justin Timberlake could soon be singing the blues after holding collaboration talks with country icon Hank Williams, JR.The Cry Me A River hitmaker headed backstage at Williams' concert in Southaven, Mississippi last week (27Apr12) and...

Bob Dylan Recording New Album

Bob Dylan is recording a new album. The 70-year-old singer is working on his 35th studio album in Los Angeles, and it will reportedly have a Latin American influence. Los Lobos musician David Hidalgo -...

Kaley Cuoco And Josh Resnik Set To Marry

Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco and boyfriend Josh Resnik announced their engagement on Tuesday (October 25th 2011), but a date for the wedding is yet to be announced, reports People Magazine.Cuoco has found her...

Tv Bosses Pull Hank Williams' Football Anthem

TV bosses have ditched Hank Williams, JR.'s iconic football anthem from a sports show in America after the singer compared U.S. President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a TV interview.The opinionated star was a...

Hank Williams, Jr. Has Gotten Back Together With Wife Mary Jane Thomas

Country music star Hank Williams, Jr. has once again begun a relationship with his estranged wife in the run up to their 21st wedding anniversary. The singer, who is the 62-years-old son of the late...

Bob Dylan And Jack White's Hank Williams Tribute

Bob Dylan, Jack White and Norah Jones have recorded previously unreleased Hank Williams songs.The tracks -inspired by song ideas and lyrics in notebooks left behind in a leather briefcase by the country artist after his...

Kid Rock's Classic Car Has Quite A History

The 1964 Pontiac Bonneville KID ROCK drives in his BORN FREE video was custom-made for country music icon HANK WILLIAMS, JR.The Michigan rocker now owns the one-of-a-kind motor, which was styled by tailor to the...

Prince Advises Justin Bieber

Prince has advised Justin Bieber to "get a good teacher". The 52-year-old star is one of the 16-year-old singer's biggest influences and now his idol has spoken out to give him tips on emulating his...

Williams To Receive Pulitzer Honour

Country music icon HANK WILLIAMS is to receive a posthumous award from America's prestigious Pulitzer Prize Board.The late star will be given a special citation from the organisation to recognise his lifetime achievement, praising his...

Williams Biopic On The Way

Country music icon HANK WILLIAMS is heading to the big screen - a biopic of the late singer/songwriter's life is in the works.The star, whose life was cut short in 1953, aged 29, is widely...

Williams Jr Files For Divorce From Fourth Wife

Country music star HANK WILLIAMS JR has filed for divorce from his fourth wife of 16 years, MARY JANE WILLIAMS. The pair met at a concert in 1985, and married in 1990. The 57-year-old singer,...

Hank Williams' Son Wins Copyright Battle

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled the heirs of the late country legend HANK WILLIAMS own the rights to a collection of rare and live vintage recordings the country/folk legend made for radio broadcasts....

Hank Williams' Wife's Silver Dollar Car Sold At Auction

A silver dollar-coated car once owned by country legend HANK WILLIAMS' wife AUDREY sold for $195,000 (GBP108,300) at a classic vehicle auction in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday (20JAN06). The 1964 Pontiac Bonneville convertible was...

Hank Fights To Get Wife To Sober Up

Country star HANK WILLIAMS JR is trying to get his musical muse locked away in rehab in a bid to curb her heavy-drinking ways. The singer/songwriter, who is the son of music legend HANK...

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