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Steven Spielberg Will Release Lincoln After the Presidential Election

Steven Spielberg has a new excuse for the delay on his long-gestating Abraham Lincoln biopic, which is set to start shooting in Virginia this fall. Apparently, the director is worried that the film will be too influential. Or, as he explained to the Orlando Sentinel, "The movie will be purposely coming out after next year’s election. I didn’t want it to become political fodder.” Arrogance, or just a healthy respect for the awesome power of Daniel Day-Lewis? It'll be at least 2013 before we have our answer. [Movieline]