Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln starring Daniel Day Lewis – new trailer

Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones also feature in the movie that early reviews have tipped for awards season success


A new international trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln has been released. The upcoming film – starring Oscar-winner Daniel Day Lewis as 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln – is set for UK release on 25 January 2013… just in time for awards season. 


The biographical adaptation – which follows the president in the final few months of his life as he worked to convince Congress to abolish slavery – has received glowing early reviews, with many critics hotly tipping Day Lewis for Oscar success


The latest trailer offers yet more footage of Day Lewis portraying Lincoln’s fight to procure key votes to push through the Thirteenth Amendment, alongside Sally Field as First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and Tommy Lee Jones as co-campaigner Thaddeus Stevens.