The Richmond Times-Dispatch (via The Film Stage) have snapped a set photo of DDL in his full regalia, chatting it up with Spielberg. And yes, he does look like the president. Based on the best-selling book “Team of Rivals” by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and featuring a script by Tony Kushner (”Angels In America”), the film will focus on the tumultuous last four months of Lincoln's life as he focused on pushing the 13th Amendment that would end slavery through congress.
DDL will be joined by a pretty awesome cast which includes Sally Field, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, John Hawkes, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, Tim Blake Nelson, David Strathairn, Walton Goggins, Lee Pace, Jackie Earle Haley, David Oyelowo and Jared Harris. Filming is currently underway in Virginia, with a late 2012 release in the works.