First Look: Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’
Here is the first official photo of Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film Lincoln. The movie also stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Jackie Earle Haley, Jared Harris, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Lee Pace, James Spader, David Costabile, and John Hawkes
“Lincoln” focuses on the last four months of the president’s life and the political strategizing he undertook at the close of the Civil War to ensure that slavery would be forever outlawed.
“Our movie is really about a working leader who must make tough decisions and get things done in the face of overwhelming opposition,” Spielberg says.
The movie will be released in limited theaters November 9, expanding November 16, 2012.