28 March 2013 6:20 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Daniel Day-Lewis was unquestionably brilliant in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln (and has the Academy Award to prove it), but James Spader and Tommy Lee Jones certainly did everything in their power to steal the spotlight from him in the movie. The two veteran actors brought some much-welcomed comedic relief to the largely-serious, political drama about a crucial time in our nation's history, and truly brought to life two key, real individuals who helped the 13th Amendment get ratified and America past the Civil War. As great as their individual performances were, however, the two actors never actually got to share a scene together. Hopefully that will soon change. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Spader has signed on for the upcoming drama The Homesman, the new project that Jones co-wrote and is set to both star in and direct. Spader joins an already impressive cast that also includes Hilary Swank, »

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