Actress Sally Field, known to viewers for her role as Forrest Gump's mother from the movie of the same name, will play Abraham Lincoln's wife in Steven Spielberg's biopic dedicated to the 16th President of the United States. This is announced in an official press release from DreamWorks.
“I am honored to work with Sally Field for the first time. For me, she has always been the first and only contender for the role of such a complex and important character for our history as Mary Todd Lincoln, '' Spielberg commented on his choice.
Sally Field is the owner of two Oscars. and countless other prestigious awards from the movie industry.
Recall that the role of the president himself will be played by Daniel Day-Lewis. Filming is due to begin in the fall of 2011,
The Topic of Article: Forrest Gump's mother will become the wife of Abraham Lincoln.