This is the moment that both movie northfacecoatsonline and history buffs have been waiting for - the first glimpse of Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln.
Ever since it was announced that the Academy Award winner had been cast in the titular role of Steven Spielberg's biopic, Lincoln, there has been a clamorous build up of interest about his portrayal.
Day-Lewis, 54 , is reknowned for absolutely inhabiting the world of his characters, sometimes staying in a role for the entire duration of filming, even when off-set, so nobody expects him to disappoint.
Uncanny: Daniel Day-Lewis looks the image of Abraham Lincoln, even without the period costume
Though it is still, even for this most method of actors, a tough task to take on the role of one of the most beloved of US presidents.
Lincoln abolished slavery, steered America north face mystique hoodie through it's civil war to stability and orated the celebrated Gettysburg Address.
Master of disguise: Day-Lewis in 2007's critically acclaimed There Will be Blood
Day-Lewis is British, and of Anglo-Irish descent, so however incredible an actor he is, some Lincoln fans have expressed concerns that the role would be bettered rendered by an American native.
However, it seems that their sacred cow is safe in his selective hands - Day-Lewis does few films - as a first image has been released.
And it shows that Day-Lewis has captured Lincoln's likeness perfectly. Twitter user @UVAMichael posted a photo of Day-Lewis with his Lincoln bear and hair style, and it's astonishing how much he looks like the legendary politician.And that's without the Pepublican's ubiquitous top hat, or any period attire.
The film will also star Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Robert Todd Lincoln, Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens and John Hawkes as Robert Latham, amongst other stars.
Daniel Day Lewis has been in only denali fleece thermal jacket 10 movies since 1989 and has had four Oscar nominations.
Reluctant star: Day-Lewis is rarely spotted out of character, apart from at award ceremonies and premieres
He has always been portrayed as Jersey Shore's regular nice guy.But Vinny Guadagnino has got himself into some hot water with the lyrics to his latest rap song. The U.S.'s largest anti-sexual assault organisation, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) has slammed the reality show star for the number entitled Rack City Mix. Slammed: Vinny Guadagnino, pictured yesterday taking part in a New York photoshoot was been criticised for his rap song in which the lyrics mention rape The song, initially posted on the star's YouTube channel sees Vinny rap about having 'sex with a stripper' and 'actin' like I'm raping it. F*** her till she fakin' it.'
The lyric prompted a representative from RAINN to slam him for 'trivialising this violent crime.' 'The lyrics in Vinny Guadagnino’s new rap song that glorify rape are ignorant,' the spokesman told TMZ. 'Trivialising this violent crime sends a dangerous message to the public.'Use of the term "actin' like" doesn't mitigate the harm this crime has on survivors of sexual violence,' the representative added.Happy and relaxed: A smiling Vinny yesterday looked unperturbed by the furore surrounding his song
'We hope that Mr Guadagnino will reconsider his stand on this issue and leverage his platform to reinforce a zero tolerance policy for sexual violence, as he has with bullying.'
TMZ reports that the 24-year-old has now pulled the video down.And the star went to his blog to apologies, writing: 'I'd like to apologize for the rap. Was meant to be a funny take on an already 'dirty' song - funny since I'm known as the 'good boy'."He added: 'I am 100 percent against violence of any kind. I work with many organizations to stop violence and bullying, and will continue to. It's something I strongly believe in. Very sorry to anyone I've offended.'It was an about turn on Vinnie's earlier tweet: 'Whoa! Some people really know how to take things out of context ! #LearnToListenToMusic. It was fun though!'
Response: Vinny posted on Twitter that 'some people really know how to take things out of context'
He yesterday looked relaxed and unperturbed by the furore as he took part in a photo shoot in New York City.
The song features plenty of other offensive lyrics along with some unprintable sexual imagery. It begins: 'Yo it's Vinny. You didn't expect this s***. I just got paid. We're going to the strip club.'
Other lyrics continue: 'I'm going to get you naked. Reality star: Vinny has starred in all four seasons of MTV reality show Jersey Shore
Unfortunately, Vinny isn't the first Jersey Shore cast member make a musical effort. Original cast member Angelina Pivarnick released song 'I'm Hot' last year, just a few months after Mike 'The Situation' Sorentino's rap was released.And Vinny's close friend and cast mate DJ Pauly D's also released a song entitled Beat Dat Beat.