In Theaters November 16
This time he’s not hunting vampires, just working with political opponents and balky generals to save the Union. Daniel Day-Lewis, in just his fifth film role in 15 years, plays President Abe in Steven Spielberg’s biopic about the last four months of Lincoln’s life. The script was written by Tony Kushner (Angels in America) from Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book Team of Rivals. Tommy Lee Jones is Thaddeus Stevens, Jared Harris (Mad Men’s late Lane Pryce) is Ulysses S. Grant, and Sally Field is Mary Todd Lincoln.