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Daniel Day-Lewis: Abraham Lincoln in New Biopic

Daniel Day-Lewis: Abraham Lincoln in New Biopic

Daniel Day-Lewis channels Abraham Lincoln as he takes a break from filming and goes out to lunch on Wednesday (November 30) in downtown Richmond, Virginia.

The 54-year-old English actor last starred in Nine and There Will Be Blood.

In Lincoln, a new biopic of the 16th president of the United States, Daniel stars opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, and Lee Pace.

Steven Spielberg is directing the project, based on the biography of Lincoln written by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Lincoln is set to be released in December of 2012.

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17 Comments

# 1

Lol tmz reported this, I just thought it was a random man!! It really does look like Abe wowzer

# 2

Oscar Winner of 2013, mark my words.

# 3
Chloe Szohr @ 12/01/2011 at 11:40 am

It’s a phenomenal story and a slam-dunk Oscar for him.

# 4

Perfect casting I think!

# 6
Jillian Claybrook @ 12/01/2011 at 11:42 am

Don’t forget double oscar winner Sally Field is playing Mary Todd Lincoln as well. I predict multiple Oscar wins for this film!

# 7

Great Actor

# 8

@Jess: That is exactly what I said. Daniel Day-Lewis is IMO the most talented actor. I only realized a year or so ago he is the same guy who is Last of the Mohicans and Gangs of New York. I wanted to find out who played Bill and was reading about Daniel and saw he was in LOM…I was like….wow. So good I didn’t even realize it. He looks so much like Abe right now it’s creepy. Damn good actor!

# 9

This man is one of the best. Such an incredible actor.

daniel day lewis and steven spielberg! how much better can it get?

omg, lee pace!! he totally deserves this chance!

impressive..i already wanna see the movie.

real leader @ 12/01/2011 at 1:58 pm

My favorite Republican President ever .
Hope hollywood does him justice.

What’s.. hum…hum…what’s that smell… oh yeah right OSCAAAAAARRRR

This will be phenomenal. How do I know? Because it’s Daniel!

I’m actually very excited. I love DDL.

Holy crap the resemblance is scary!

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