Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter trailer

Based on the twisted book by author Seth Grahame-Smith (Pride And Prejudice And Zombies), who also wrote the script. The “book is written as a biography of Abraham Lincoln, based on “secret diaries” kept by the 16th President and given to the author by a vampire named Henry Sturges who taught him how to hunt and kill vampires.

The 16th U.S. President will be played by Benjamin Walker

Anthony Mackie will play Lincoln’s best friend, Will

Dominic Cooper will play Henry, a good vampire who mentors young Lincoln about slaying the undead

Mary Elizabeth-Winstead plays Mary Todd

Jimmi Simpson plays Josh Speed, Lincoln’s personal assistant and close friend.

Alan Tudyk plays Stephen Douglas, ally of the Southern Vampires

Rufus Sewell is the vampire villain

The adaptation is directed by Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) and produced by Tim Burton, they teamed up previously on 9.

20th Century Fox will release ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER In 3D on June 22nd, 2012

Here’s the film’s official synopsis..

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter explores the secret life of our greatest President, and the untold story that shaped our nation. Visionary filmmakers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov (director of Wanted) bring a fresh and visceral voice to the blood-thirsty lore of the vampire, imagining Lincoln as history’s greatest hunter of the undead.


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