22 August 2012 8:51 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Just two weeks ago, we got our first close-up look at Daniel Day-Lewis in character in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln.

Now comes the first poster for the film, giving a stark black-and-white portrait of Day-Lewis as the 16th U.S. president.

The one-sheet reinforces the remarkable transformation Day-Lewis made for this film, but while the previous image presented Lincoln in a moment of deep thought, this portrait suggests an even more dolorous tone.

Spielberg’s film chronicles the last several months of Lincoln’s life, and this is clearly a weary man.

While the cover of the book that inspired the movie, »


- Anthony Breznican

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