Steven Spielberg‘s long-delayed Abraham Lincoln movie, which I’ve been writing about for nearly three years as an example of Spielberg’s capacity for endless fence-sitting when so inspired, may finally roll sometime in early 2009. Variety‘s Michael Fleming, responding to a Spielberg comment made to the German weekly magazine Focus, reported today that the directing “will return his attention to an epic project about the 16th president” after shooting Tintin in the fall.