Walton Goggins Joins “Lincoln” Biopic

Walton Goggins (“Justified,” “Predators”) has joined Steven Spielberg’s Abraham Lincoln biopic reports Deadline.

Goggins will portray Ohio Congressman Wells A. Hutchins, a Democrat who crosses party lines to vote in favor of abolishing slavery. Tony Kushner (“Munich”) penned the screenplay based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book “Team of Rivals”.

Goggins joins a cast which includes Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Shooting kicks off sometime this fall in Virginia.