Photo: Daniel Day-Lewis’ Abraham Lincoln transformation

Daniel Day-Lewis Abraham Lincoln

Here’s Daniel Day-Lewis, who with the help of an impressive hair and makeup team is becoming Abraham Lincoln for Steven Spielberg‘s upcoming biopic about the 16th President of the United States.

Lincoln is based on the work of historian Doris Kearns Goodwin with a script by Angels in America playwright Tony Kushner. The film, which will hit theaters on November 9, also stars Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Robert Todd Lincoln, Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens and John Hawkes as Robert Latham.

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