It’s a Spielberg movie, it doesn’t matter what it is, people will flock.
Well his take on the 16th president of the United States is coming together.
The movie started getting crazy buzz when it was announced that Daniel Day-Lewis would portray the tall, bearded president.
Now we are getting more information and more actors attached.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has signed on to star as Lincoln’s oldest son, Robert Todd Lincoln.
Tommy Lee Jones is also joining and he will play Thaddeus Stevensa a republican leader and congressman from Pennsylvania.
James Spader (“Boston Legal”), John Hawkes (Winter’s Bone), Hal Holbrook (Into the Wild), Tim Blake Nelson (O, Brother, Where Art Thou?), Bruce McGill (Recount) and Joseph Cross (Milk).
Sally Field will play Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd.
Shooting begins in the Fall in Virginia, and they are eyeing a late 2012 release.