We know that Daniel Day-Lewis looks like when he’s dining out while going method for his performance as Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg‘s Lincoln. The first set photo has now gone online and it shows Day-Lewis going full stove-pipe hat. He looks so good I want to put him on currency. Spielberg and his beverage know what I’m talking about.
Hit the jump to check out the set photo. The film also stars Sally Field, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, James Spader, John Hawkes, Michael Stuhlbarg, David Strathairn, Walton Goggins, David Oyelowo, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill, Jackie Earle Haley, Lee Pace, and Jared Harris. Lincoln opens in late 2012.
Lincoln is based on the book Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The movie will focus on the last four months of Abraham Lincoln’s life. Click here for what producer Kathleen Kennedy had to say about the movie.