New ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Featurette Reveals More Footage
Published: May 2, 2012 - 7:28pm
Directed by Timur Bekmambetov and produced by Tim Burton, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter stars Benjamin Walker in the title role and is scheduled for 3D theatrical release on June 22, 2012.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a re-imagining of the 16th President's life that depicts him as an axe-throwing, highly accomplished killer of vampires -- an obsession of his since those bloodsuckers supposedly took the life of his mother. Lincoln eventually learns that the vampires have fled to the southern states of the U.S. and are concocting a plan to conquer and enslave the entire country -- this in turn leads to the Civil War between the Union and the Confederacy, the latter of which the vampires are aligned with.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is being directed by Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) in 3D. Stage and screen actor Benjamin Walker will portray the title character alongside Dominic Cooper, Rufus Sewell, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jimmi Simpson, Robin McLeavy and Andy Tudyk. The film is scheduled for 3D theatrical release on June 22nd, 2012.