By Ryan Parsons | Initial update posted over at Variety
Lincoln during the rough beard growth stage.
Steven Spielberg has already got another film project
lined up for when he is done promoting War of the Worlds this Summer.
So, what is next for Spielberg? Sci-fi, more aliens, another futuristic
piece, what? Well, it seems that Spielberg may have found the 'zone' as
he stretches his legs and attempts to make a film on none other than old
Spielberg Adapts The Uniter: The Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Yes, Spielberg plans to create an on-screen adaptation of The Uniter,
a biography about the sixteenth president of the United States, Abe Lincoln.
What is truly exciting is that Spielberg is working to pick up Liam Neeson
to star in this film. Now, if we all remember, the last time these two got
together we were given the masterpiece known as Schindler's List.
A film that won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture. Should we expect
anything less this time around? Well, judging by the projects and the track
record behind Spielberg, I don't know how he could lose. However, War of
the Worlds could be a good indication.
Dreamworks plans to start production of The Uniter adaptation during
next January with a hopeful release date in 2006.