“Lincoln” trailer gets its own online premiere
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(CBS News) Movies usually get teased with a trailer and introduced at a premiere.
But in the case of Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film “Lincoln,” the full-length trailer is getting an online premiere Thursday, teased by a short trailer released earlier this week..
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The trailer is scheduled to premiere at 7 p.m. ET during a Google+ hangout with the film’s director, Spielberg, and cast member Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
“Lincoln” stars Daniel Day-Lewis and chronicles the last few months of the president’s life, as he works to end the Civil War and abolish slavery.
The film also stars Sally Field, David Strathairn , James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones. The screenplay, written by Tony Kushner, is based on the book “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
“Lincoln,” the film, will open in theaters nationwide on Nov. 16.