DreamWorks Pictures and Google Play announced yesterday that they will debut the theatrical trailer for the upcoming biographical drama ‘Lincoln’ during a Google+ Hangout on Thursday, September 13 at 4pm PT. The event will also feature a conversation between director Steven Spielberg and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who plays Robert Todd Lincoln in the anticipated film, which will be released in theaters on November 16.
The ‘Lincoln’ trailer will be the first movie trailer to debut during a Google+ Hangout, which allows users to connect face-to-face via a group video chat. Also for the first time, the Hangout trailer launch will also be broadcast live on the ABC SuperSign in New York City’s Times Square.
Fans interested in participating in the Google+ Hangout with Speilberg and Gordon-Levitt are asked to upload a short video to their own YouTube channel with the #LincolnHangout. In the video, they must explain why they’re interested in the film and what they would like to ask the director and actor. For more information about the submission process and how to tune-in to the live hangout, visit the ‘Lincoln’ movie Hangout’s official website.
DreamWorks Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox have released the following information about ‘Lincoln’:
Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in ‘Lincoln,’ a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’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.
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones, ‘Lincoln’ is produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, based in part on the book ‘Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln’ by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Written by: Karen Benardello