Tom Hiddleston sat down and gave us an EXCLUSIVE insight into his portrayal of Hank Williams in the upcoming new release, I Saw the Light.
Hiddleston is known to give extremely committed performances, and doesn’t shy away from any type of role. Whether it is as Loki in The Avengers, a vampire in Only Lovers Left Alive, or F. Scott Fitzgerald in Midnight in Paris, Hiddleston is an incredibly diverse actor and one of the best of his generation.
In I Saw the Light, Hiddleston takes on the real life country legend Hank Williams, a man whose successful life was overshadowed by darkness, as he was unhappy in his marriage, and turned to adultery and alcoholism.
So how does Hiddleston play these dark roles without letting the negativity linger with him? That’s the big question in this exclusive interview with the actor. Watch below to see how Hiddleston copes with the difficulties of being an actor, and his experience of making I Saw the Light.
I Saw the Light hits theatres on April 8th, 2016.