Los Angeles: 'Thor' star Chris Hemsworth is set to feature in a film about a shady doctor battling the ghost of country music singer Hank Williams.

Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth. Pic/Santa Banta 

The movie is adapted from Steve Earle's novel 'I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive' which is titled after the last song released by the late musician before he died, reported Ace Showbiz.

The film follows Toby "Doc" Ebersole who's haunted by Williams' ghost following his involvement in the country singer's mysterious death in 1953.

The story will pick up 10 years later in the red-light district of San Antonio, Texas after the doctor had his medical license revoked. He performs illegal medical procedure to support his morphine habit.

Hemsworth, 31, will also serve as a producer along with Laura Bickford. Benjamin Grayson who served as Kenneth Branagh's assistant in 'Thor' and John Lee Hancock's assistant in 'Saving Mr Banks' wrote the script and will make his directorial debut with the movie.