Steven Spielberg's upcoming movie, Lincoln, is going to be big — the proof is in the beard!

A first look photo of Daniel Day-Lewis transformed into Abraham Lincoln hit the web today.

According to MTV News, Lincoln is currently filming in Richmond, Va., and a local resident captured a photo of Daniel in character.

Twitter user @UVAMichael Tweeted a photograph of Daniel dining at a local restaurant in Richmond and it shows his beard in its full glory!

The Oscar-winning actor has clearly devotated himself to this role.

The Lincoln cast includes Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln, Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Robert Todd Lincoln.

Are you excited to see the film?

Check out the photo over at MTV News and sound off in the comments on whether or not Daniel makes a good Abe!

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