Cherry Jones and Bradley Whitford Join Tom Hiddleston in ‘I Saw the Light’

Cherry Jones and Bradley Whitford Join I Saw the Light
Bradley Whitford at the Gala Screening of Disney’s ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ at the AFI Film Fest (Photo by John Sciulli / WireImage)

I Saw the Light has added Cherry Jones and Bradley Whitford to its cast. The dramatic biopic starring Tom Hiddleston as Country singer Hank Williams is currently shooting in Louisiana with Marc Abraham (Flash of Genius) directing from a script he wrote based on the biography by Colin Escott.

In addition to Whitford, Cherry Jones has been confirmed for a role in the film. The cast also includes Elizabeth Olsen, David Krumholtz, Josh Pais, James Dumont, and Wrenn Schmidt.

According to Bron Studios and RatPac Entertainment, Jones will be playing Hank Williams’ mother, Lillie. Whitford is set to play Nashville music publisher Fred Rose.

I Saw the Light is being produced by Brett Ratner, Aaron L. Gilbert, G. Marq Roswell, and writer/director Marc Abraham.

-By Rebecca Murray

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