Sally Field to play Abraham Lincoln’s wife in Spielberg’s upcoming film

April 15th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI  

London, April 15 (ANI): Actress Sally Field has been cast in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film about Abraham Lincoln.

Field, who won best actress Oscars for ‘Norma Rae’ and ‘Places in the Heart’, will play the iconic US president’s wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, reports the BBC.

Her fellow, two-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis, will play the US president.

Spielberg said Field would bring “fragility and complexity” to the part.

The film based on the book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin is set to be out in 2012. (ANI)

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