The Hank Williams biopic 'I Saw the Light' just got a lot more star power. 'The Avengers' star Elizabeth Olsen has signed on to play Williams' wife, Audrey Mae. Olsen will join Tom Hiddleston in the film, which is expected to start shooting in Louisiana next month.
Eyebrows were raised when British actor Tom Hiddleston ('The Avengers,' 'Thor') was chosen to play Hank Williams in the upcoming biopic 'I Saw the Light.' But if there was any question about the actor's ability to conform to the country music star's image, they were quickly laid to rest when he performed at the Wheatland Music Festival in Michigan over the weekend -- for everyone but Hank Williams III.
Fans of Hank Williams III will have not one, but two new albums to pick up this fall. The singer will release a new country album, 'Brothers of the 4x4,' as well as a new punk album, 'A Fiendish Threat,' in October.
Kris Kristofferson will walk the red carpet today (April 15) at the Nashville Film Festival, just prior to the premiere of his new movie, 'Bloodworth.' The star of the film, Kris portrays E.F. Bloodworth, a musician who decides to return to Tennessee after being gone for 40 years, only to find that most of his family is not so happy to welcome him home...
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Bobby Bare Jr. is popping up all over these days as he revs up his his Carpool America tour with Blue Giant and plays dates with Justin Townes Earle and Drive-By Truckers. Touring behind his sixth album 'A Storm a Tree My Mother's Head,' released on August 31, Bobby has gone from a Grammy nomination at age six for a song he recorded with his dad, songwriting legend Bobby Bare