Deadline reports that Walton Goggins has joined the cast of Steven Spielberg's long awaited Linclon film project. He is another great addition to this already amazing ensemble cast. Spielberg is setting up quite a great production. Goggins is going to be playing Congressional representative Wells A. Hutchins. The film project "will focus on the political collision of Lincoln and the powerful men of his cabinet on the road to abolition and the end of the Civil War."
The movie will be based on the best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin called Team of Rivals The screenplay for the film was written by Tony Kushner, a Pulitzer Prize winner, Tony Award winner, and Academy Award nominated writer.
I am really excited to see this film. It is set to start filming in Virginia this fall and is rumored to be released late 2012. The film also stars Daniel Day Lewis, Sally Fields, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tommy Lee Jones. Below is a pic, also provided by CS of who makes up this ensemble cast. Let us know what you think!