Governor to host Steven Spielberg Monday

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Governor McDonnell is hosting a reception Monday for director Steven Spielberg and the production team for the new "Lincoln" movie.

The movie, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as President Abraham Lincoln and Sally fields as Mary Todd-Lincoln, will be filmed in Richmond and Petersburg.

According to the times-dispatch, Monday's reception will be at the executive mansion, which is one of the locations for the film.

Governor McDonnell's office says crews will start setting up for the film next week.

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