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 early grave.

Hiddleston leads the cast, which also features Elizabeth Olsen, Bradley Whitford, David Krumholtz and Cherry Jones.

Producer Brett Ratner says, "All of us at RatPac Entertainment are thrilled that Sony Pictures Classics is distributing I Saw the Light. This film is a perfect fit, especially given their passion for country music, and we could not be in better hands."

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