- Film Festival
Killing Lincoln traces the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the true story of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Premiering Sunday, Feb. 17 at 8 pm. ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel, this docudrama combines dramatic re-creations with historical insight in a thrilling chronicle of the final days of President Lincoln and the treasonous plot by one the most notorious, yet complex villains of all time. Narrated on camera by Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, the film stars Billy Campbell ("The Killing," "Once and Again") as Lincoln and introduces Jesse Johnson as John Wilkes Booth in a breakthrough performance. Produced by Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free Productions, the film adapts Bill O'Reilly's best-selling book into a two-hour global television event.