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'Lincoln' Adds Walton Goggins

The 'Justified' actor will play Ohio Congressman Wells A. Hutchins in Steven Spielberg's biopic on President Abraham Lincoln.
Walton Goggins signs on to the Lincoln cast
Walton Goggins signs on to the Lincoln cast
Justified star Walton Goggins has joined the Steven Spielberg biopic Lincoln.

The actor will portray Ohio Congressman Wells A. Hutchins, a Democrat who crosses party lines to vote in favor of abolishing slavery. Walton Goggins joins a cast which already includes Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, to name just a few.

Steven Spielberg is directing Lincoln from a screenplay by Tony Kushner, who received an Oscar nomination for writing Steven Spielberg's Munich in 2005. The project is based on the book Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Production will begin on Lincoln sometime this fall in Virginia. Walton Goggins most recently appeared on the second season of Justified on FX, and also stars in Cowboys & Aliens, due in theaters July 29.

Lincoln was released November 16th, 2012 and stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones, John Hawkes. The film is directed by Steven Spielberg.



Sources: Deadline

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Comments (7)

  1. skywise

    Awesome casting. Wonderful cast and Spielberg is the man!

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  2. Brian

    Wow. Great casting here. Goggins CRUSHES in Justified.

    3 years agoby @brianFlag

  3. ChiRep_1

    He reminds me of Sideshow Bob from the Simpsons...

    I keep forgetting that Spielberg is directing this, can't wait!

    3 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  4. thedude-abides

    @bawnian-dexeus Lol!! I don't know. He just reminds me of this dick head I once knew. LMAO!!

    3 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  5. thedude-abides

    Is this the same guy I said whose face looks like a penis?

    3 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  6. Cripple

    He's awesome on Justified. This just makes me more pumped for Lincoln.

    3 years agoby @crippleFlag

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