Lincoln movie updates

Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited Lincoln movie finally has a release date.  It will open in select theaters on November 9th and in theaters everywhere one week later.

Spielberg isn’t the only filmmaker who’s working on a Lincoln project.  Acclaimed director Terrence Malick is producing a film about Lincoln’s early years.  Diane Kruger broke the news when she told an interviewer that she’ll be playing Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln.

Finally, a television film based on the book Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard is in the works.  Produced by the same filmmakers who made last year’s Emmy-winning documentary Gettysburg, it will star Billy Campbell as Lincoln and will air on the National Geographic Channel in 2013.

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  1. Should be interesting to go see Spielberg’s interpretation this November. Mainly, I’m shocked that Dugard and O’Reilly have a made-for-tv deal in the works. Out of all the the quality Lincoln literature out there, this got the deal?

  2. Pingback: Sneak peek at the next Lincoln movie | The Abraham Lincoln Institute

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