Brit Marling and Wes Bentley join Terrence Malick-produced 'Green Blade Rises'
Film chronicles the life of young Abraham Lincoln
Focusing on Lincoln's childhood years, Bentley will play Honest Abe's first teacher, while Marling will play Nancy, his biological mother.
Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds") and Jason Clarke ("Public Enemies") play Lincoln's step-mother and father, respectively.
In other Lincoln news, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," which stars Daniel Day-Lewis as the Civil War-era version of the 16th president, opens later this year.
Marling is currently starring opposite Richard Gere in "Arbitrage." She'll soon be seen in Robert Redford's "The Company You Keep."
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