Lincoln Comes to Life in New Poster: Daniel Day Lewis as Our 16th President

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Daniel Day-Lewis is a total chameleon. Check him out as a dead ringer for Honest Abe in the new poster for Lincoln:

Lincoln Poster

Lincoln follows our 16th president, focusing on the last few months of his life. Sally Field stars as Mary-Todd, with Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises) as their oldest son.

Tommy Lee Jones, David Strathairn, Hal Holbrook, David Oyelowo, and James Spader also star. The film is the second Lincoln movie this year, after Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Steven Spielberg directs, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, Paul Webb, and John Logan (Skyfall). Lincoln hits select theaters November 9, with a wide release on November 16.

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Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln: Abolishing slavery by constitutional provisions settles the fate for all coming time. Not only of the millions now in bondage, but of unborn millions to come. Two votes stand in its way. These votes must be procured.
William Seward: We need two yeses. Three abstentions. Four yeses and one more abstention and the amendment will pass.
Abraham Lincoln: You've got a night and a day and a night; several perfectly good hours! Now get the hell out of here and get them!
James Ashley: Yes. But how?
Abraham Lincoln: Buzzard's guts, man! I am the President of the United States of America! Clothed in immense power! You will procure me these votes.

I could write shorter sermons but when I get started I'm too lazy to stop.

Abraham Lincoln

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The first thing audiences need to know about the latest Steven Spielberg film is that Lincoln is more legislative drama than Great...

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