abraham lincoln vampire hunter poster Behind The Scenes Featurette For ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’

iTunes Movie Trailers has released this insightful new behind-the-scenes featurette for Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith‘s best-selling horror mashup, ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.’ In the vampire-slaying re-imagining of the iconic sixteenth president of the United States, Benjamin Walker stars as the titular Abraham Lincoln, while Anthony Mackie will play the role of Will – Abe’s best friend. Dominic Cooper will play the president’s mentor and teacher in the story, a mythic, ageless figure named Henry Sturgess who turns Lincoln into an axe-throwing expert slayer of vampires. Mary Elizabeth Winstead will play Mary Todd Lincoln – Abe’s wife. ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ is set for release June 22nd in the US and August 2nd in the UK.

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. The screenplay is by Seth Grahame-Smith, based on his novel of the same name.