The formidable list of Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill, Joseph Cross, David Costabile, Byron Jennings, Dakin Matthews, Boris McGiver, Gloria Reuben, Jeremy Strong, and David Warshofsky are in talks to star in Lincoln.

The new additions will star opposite Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, who will play Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd respectively, in Dreamworks Pictures’ Abraham Lincoln biopic.

Lincoln is based on Doris Kearns’ biography of Lincoln, Team of Rivals, and was adapted for the screen by Tony Kushner (Munich).

Steven Spielberg (E.T.) is attached to direct, with production expected to commence in Virginia later this year.

Source: THR