STEVEN SPIELBERG To Direct DANIEL DAY-LEWIS As ABRAHAM LINCOLN In ‘LINCOLN’November 20, 2010
Source: ComingSoon.net, HollywoodReporter.com
Two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis [THERE WILL BE BLOOD, GANGS OF NEW YORK, THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS] will star as the 16th President of the United States in DreamWorks Studios’ Lincoln to be directed by Steven Spielberg [JURASSIC PARK, SCHINDLER’S LIST, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN].
‘LINCOLN’ will focus on the political collision of Lincoln and his cabinet over abolition and the end of the Civil War.
..based on the best-selling book, “TEAM OF RIVALS,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.