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Watch: Steven Spielberg's 'Obama' Reveals Daniel Day-Lewis' Greatest Transformation Ever

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist April 28, 2013 at 10:58AM

Last night was the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, a weird annual tradition where the press, celebrities and politicians get together and party and forget about the complete inefficiency of government. And this year, it seems Hollywood came out in force, and of the most talked about highlights this morning involves "Lincoln" director Steven Spielberg, another presidential biopic, and perhaps the greatest transformation yet by Daniel Day-Lewis.
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Last night was the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, a weird annual tradition where the press, celebrities and politicians get together and party and forget about the complete inefficiency of government. And this year, it seems Hollywood came out in force, and of the most talked about highlights this morning involves "Lincoln" director Steven Spielberg, another presidential biopic, and perhaps the greatest transformation yet by Daniel Day-Lewis.

The director revealed he's working on "Obama," and shared a behind-the-scenes look at the movie, with Day-Lewis explaining the difficulty of turning into Barack Obama. It's meta, amusing stuff, though a cameo moment with the actor playing Joe Biden is thoroughly wasted and shoulda been milked a bit more. Either way, a little Sunday morning diversion to go with your coffee. Watch below. [Deadline]

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