Daniel Day Lewis transforms into Abraham Lincoln

August 8th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Released photos by Entertainment Weekly show an uncanny resemblance of Daniel Day Lewis to the 16th president of the US - Abraham Lincoln.

Daniel Lewis who is an Oscar award winner for the film “There will be blood” and “My left foot” strikes an uncanny resemblance Abraham Lincoln. The physical resemblance between Daniel Lewis and the 16th president is the reason why he bagged the role of Abraham Lincoln in the upcoming biopic Lincoln. The film is set to hit box offices in November 16 and will mainly focus on the last four months of Abraham Lincoln’s life. The striking resemblance has served to earn Lewis the role and pundits opine that he won’t disappoint when it comes to exhibiting the character of the 16th president.

The film is eagerly anticipated not only because it will be starring Abraham Lincoln look alike but also because it features star studded cast such as Tommy Lee Jones and Sally Field. Tommy is expected to play the role of the presidents “most engaging and challenging adversaries” while Sally will play the role of the president’s wife. Pundits are already saying that they smell an Oscar in the offing. The release of the biopic is eagerly awaited.

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