TRAILER PREMIERE: The First Trailer For Steven Spielberg’s LINCOLN Hits The Web

For months, we've all been waiting to catch our first glimpse of Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln. Would he fit the role? How good can he possibly be? The answer is damn near perfect...

For months, we’ve all been waiting to catch our first glimpse of Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln.  Would he fit the role?  How good can he possibly be?

The answer is damn near perfect…

The first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s LINCOLN hit the web this afternoon, and with just two minutes of footage for us to marvel at, you can already smell the Oscar buzz coming…

Check out the plot synopsis and trailer below, and if you want even more, you can check out an awesome live chat held with Spielberg and star Joseph Gordon-Levitt right after the trailer premiere right here.

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln” is produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, based in part on the book “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The DreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox film, in association with Participant Media, releases in U.S. theaters exclusive on November 9, 2012, with expansion on November 16, 2012.

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