During a Google+ hangout with director Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, they unveiled the first full trailer for Dreamwork's presidential epic Lincoln. Gordon-Levitt plays Robert Todd Loncoln, while Daniel Day-Lewis puts on the beard and stovepipe hat as the 16th President himself.
The movie focuses on the Lincoln’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come. The story is based in part on the Doris Kearns Goodwin book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.
The movie also stars Sally Field, David Strathairn, Jackie Earle Hayley, Lee Pace, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, and Tommy Lee Jones. Lincoln will open in limited release on November 9th, 2012, and will begin rolling out wide on November 16th.
The new trailer opens the same as the teaser, but it has about 2 minutes of intense, additonal footage. Enjoy the trailer and let us know what you think of it! Did you you catch the hangout? What'd you think of what Spielberg and Gordon-Levitt had to say?