Daniel Day-Lewis has always been a master of transforming into the character he plays, melding his physical appearance with that of our expectations in some magical Gary Oldman way that not many can pull off. He's done it again in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln", judging by the new poster.
The film, which is due out in November, focuses on the president's final few months in office; a press release with the synopsis has been issued.
Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.