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Chris Hemsworth to star in & produce I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 1:47 PM | Anonymous

Chris HemsworthSteve Earl I'll Never Get Out Of This Alive book cover

Chris Hemsworth is set to star in and produce indie film, I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive.

Hemsworth optioned the rights to the story, which is based on American singer-songwriter Steve Earle's first novel. 

It is being adapted for the screen by Benjamin Grayson (Prodigal), who also is making his feature film directorial debut on the project. 

The film follows the story of Toby, a doctor who is haunted by the ghost of musician Hank Williams. 

In other Hemsworth news, check out the newly released trailer for Blackhat. 

Set within the world of global cybercrime, Blackhat follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta. 

Directed and produced by Michael Mann, the film stars Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei and Wang Leehom, and it is written by Morgan Davis Foehl and Mann. 

Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni produce alongside Mann, while Alex Garcia and Eric McLeod serve as the executive producers.

Blackhat will premiere in Australian theatres on January 15, 2015 and in US theatres on January 16, 2015.

AiF honored Hemsworth with the Australians in Film Breakthrough Award in 2010. 

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