Washington (ANI): Robert Redford is planning to direct a new movie The Conspirator, which is about the assassination of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. The film will revolve around the woman who helped John Wilkes Booth in planning Lincoln"s assassination, reports Contactmusic.
Mary Surratt, the convicted woman, was hanged for her part in the murder of the President in 1865. Redford has directed hit films like A River Runs Through It and Ordinary People.
Story first published: Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 16:39 [IST]