Steven Spielberg's Lincoln biopic premieres online Thursday night, and many Central Virginians will be watching frame-by-frame hoping to spot themselves.
Much of the film was filmed in the Richmond and Petersburg areas. 400 Virginia crew members and staff worked on the film, as well as about 1,200 actors and extras. The movie brought more than $64 million to the region.
All those eyes will be on YouTube and Google+, the social network competitor to Facebook, as the trailer is released. Afterward, you will be able to join a Google hangout, which is basically a video chat, with director Steven Spielberg and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
But don't hold your breath about getting to talk directly to the Hollywood hot shots. They will only take 3 questions and you have to have uploaded you own videos to YouTube and shared the event on Google+.
There's so much interest in this film worldwide, that a couple days ago they released a teaser of the trailer. The sneak peek will even be broadcast live in Times Square.
The movie comes out in November and stars Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd.
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