Sally Field Joins Spielberg’s Lincoln


Newsweek reports that Sally Field (“Brothers and Sisters”) has joined the Steven Spielberg-directed Abraham Lincoln, starring Liam Neeson in the title role. Field will play Mary Todd, wife of the 16th U.S. president.

The DreamWorks movie will be based on a bio written by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin titled “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.”

The 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth will happen in February, 2009.