First Trailer for The Conspirator Starring James McAvoy and Robin Wright
01.27.11 by Ryan
Steven Spielberg's upcoming biopic Lincoln looks at the 16th President of the United States' struggle to end the Civil War, with Daniel Day-Lewis cast in the title role. Directed by Robert Redford, The Conspirator takes place at the end of Lincoln's life, following the trial of the group that planned and carried out the assassination. James McAvoy plays a Civil War veteran and lawyer tasked with defending the mother of one of the conspirators (Robin Wright), who refuses to aid in the capture of her son.
The Conspirator opens April 15 and co-stars Kevin Kline, Evan Rachel Wood, Danny Huston, Justin Long, and Tom Wilkinson.