How Daniel Day-Lewis Found Abraham Lincoln's Voice | Oprah's Next Chapter | Oprah Winfrey Network


Daniel Day-Lewis, an actor known for his intense character preparation, spent a year studying Abraham Lincoln, America's 16th president, before filming began for Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. After reading more than 100 books, poring over photos and reading Lincoln's speeches aloud, Daniel says, he was able to capture the president's distinctive voice. Watch as he reveals why he turned down the part nine years ago... and what made him finally say yes. Plus, Daniel explains why he believes the voice is "a fingerprint of the soul". Tune in for Oprah's Next Chapter with the Cast of Lee Daniels' The Butler Sunday, August 11th at 9/8c on OWN For more on #nextchapter visit http://bit.ly/1OPX6ah Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN #OWNTV #nextchapter #Oprahwinfrey SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand -- and the magnetism of the channel. Winfrey provides leadership in programming and attracts superstar talent to join her in primetime, building a global community of like-minded viewers and leading that community to connect on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. Discover OWN TV: Find OWN on your TV!: http://bit.ly/1wJ0ugI Our Fantastic Lineup: http://bit.ly/1qMi2jE Connect with OWN Online: Visit the OWN WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/1qMi2jE Like OWN on FACEBOOK: http://on.fb.me/1AXYujp Follow OWN on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/1sJin8Y Follow OWN on INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/LnqzMz Follow OWN on PINTEREST: http://bit.ly/2dvfPeN How Daniel Day-Lewis Found Abraham Lincoln's Voice | Oprah's Next Chapter | Oprah Winfrey Network http://www.youtube.com/user/OWN

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Published At: 2012-12-04T00:05:55.000Z