New Trailer: Daniel Day-Lewis is 'Lincoln'


It seems like we've had to wait four score and seven years to see any footage from Steven Spielberg'sepic biopic Lincoln, but now we have your first look at Daniel Day-Lewis as our 16th president in the first full trailer for the film, out November 9. Watch and learn…

First Look: Daniel Day-Lewis as 'Lincoln'

The historical drama focuses on the last four months of Abraham Lincoln's life and the political strategizing he undertook at the close of the Civil War to ensure that slavery would be forever outlawed. Lincoln also stars David Strathairn as Lincoln's loyal Secretary of State, William Seward; Gordon-Levitt and Gulliver McGrath as Lincolns sons, Robert and Tad; Sally Field as his wife Mary Todd Lincoln; and Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens, a radical member of Lincoln's own party.