According to reports, actors like Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeremy Strong, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill and Joseph Cross have officially signed to work in the film Lincoln. In addition, the producers are still in talks with stars like David Costabile, Byron Jennings, Dakin Matthews, Boris McGiver, Gloria Reuben, and David Warshofsky.
However, Steven Spielberg has announced he will start production on his next movie Lincoln this fall in Virginia. He will shoot in the historic towns of Petersburg and Richmond. Daniel Day-Lewis will play America's 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, while Sally Field stars as his wife Mary Todd Lincoln.