His previous lead role swinging a guitar was the in the fabulous Only Lovers Left Alive and now Tom Hiddleston brings his sweet axe to Marc Abraham’s Hank Williams biopic I Saw the Light.

In this first official trailer we get a good look at the trials and tribulations of life on the road, the pressure of a new baby and a faltering marriage as well as the weight of the spotlight on Williams. Hiddleston looks (and sounds) as good as ever, Elizabeth Olsen is always impressive as long as the script gives her enough to do.

We saw this one in Toronto earlier in the year, you can read our thoughts here, and see the film on its release in the UK on the 5th of February.

Here’s your trailer,