First poster of Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln

See the actor transformed into the 16th President of the United States for Steven Spielberg's latest project

First poster of Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln
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A new poster featuring a brooding Daniel Day-Lewis heralds the next upcoming venture from director Steven Spielberg.

Lincoln, which also stars the likes of Tommy Lee Jones and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is expected to focus on the clashing political tension between the 16th President and his cabinet during the American Civil War. 

It is based on the award-winning biography, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Lincoln is due for UK release in January 2013.