Redford arrives at Ford's Theatre for The American Film Company's premiere of “The Conspirator.” (Alex Brandon/AP)

The director commandeered a full downtown block Sunday evening for a red-carpet screening at Ford’s Theatre of his new Lincoln assassination movie, “The Conspirator,” starring Robin Wright as Mary Surratt, the boarding-house owner executed for her connection to the plot. Wright was there, in a fitted gray pantsuit; so too were co-stars James McAvoy (blue tie on black shirt, off-black cords), Alexis Bledel and Evan Rachel Wood (both so pretty, and now we can tell them apart!).

Evan Rachel Wood at Ford’s Theatre. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

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Kline signs autographs. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Among the guests who scored a ticket: Madeleine Albright, Eric Holder and Sharon Malone, Gary and Mona Locke, Joe Lieberman, Max Baucus, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dee Dee Myers and Todd Purdum, and VIP Obama staffer Kal Penn.

Robin Wright at Ford’s Theatre. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Alexis Bledel, Johnny Simmons, Wood, James McAvoy, Redford, Wright, Kline, Tom Wilkinson, and Stephen Root. (Alex Brandon/AP/AP)