First Set Photo of Daniel Day-Lewis in Steven Spielberg’s LINCOLN

     December 14, 2011

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.

Set photo via Richmond Times-Dispatch via The Film Stage.

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.

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  • gerard kennelly

    he looks just like him

    and the oscar goes to…

    daniel day lewis

  • Chris

    He’s so method, he grew six inches for the part!

    • M&M

      lol funny!

  • JWBooth

    Judging by only this picture and the last, I can draw the conclusion that this will be awful, just awful. Who would want to see a movie based off of the life of this guy. Besides, we all know the ending…

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    • Jim

      Spoken like someone who couldn’t pass junior high school history.

      • Sccitylhh

        Did you happen to catch the poster’s name?

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  • sense 11


  • Jack

    LOL some people missed the name of the poster “JWBooth”

  • Kyle Harris

    And the oscar goes to Daniel Day Lewis in whatever movie he stars in….!!! Totally deserves it though such an amazing actor one of my top movies of next year!! Along with the wettest county , cogans trade, prometheus, dark knight, and django unchained can we get some trailers on a few of those pleez!!! thanks hollywood…

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  • Jay McKells

    I hope Spielberg sprinkles some of that Hook magic on this baby…

    • superduper

      Ah Jay McKells, you just warmed my heart. I’m totally gonna go watch Hook now…

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  • rita

    I hope they make sure to give Lincoln a high pitched voice!

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