Monday, May 28, 2012

Abraham Lincoln:Vampire Hunter Shows Traditional "Look"

Stuart Oldham's article in Variety magazine.

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter is  20th Century Fox's cinematic mashup presentation of the 16th president's private war on the nation of vampires.  It stars Benjamin Walker as Lincoln, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Jimmi Simpson, Alan Tudyk, and Rufus Sewell.  Directed by Timur Bekmambetov, the 3D movie is produced by Tim Burton, Jim Lemley and Bekmambetov. 

Based on the best-selling Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter novel by Seth Graham-Smith, the text was adapted for the screen by Smith and by Simon Kinberg.  Release date is June 22, 2012.

Photo of Benjamin Walker as Honest Abe with his traditional axe.