Today we have the first footage clip from Timur Bekmambetov-directed supernatural horror film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter due out in theaters on June 22nd, at the Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, Illinois. The footage was shown during an interview with the film’s star Benjamin Walker on CBS.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” reveals our 16th President was actually a 19th century version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Lincoln’s mother died when he was just nine, but the young boy didn’t immediately learn the truth behind her death. Once he found out vampires were responsible, Lincoln did everything he could to avenge his mother’s death, dedicating his life to putting an end to all bloodsuckers.
Anthony Mackie, Dominic Cooper, Rufus Sewell, Robin McLeavy, Robin McLeavy, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jimmi Simpson and Alan Tudyk all star in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter which will be released by 20th Century Fox nationwide on June 22nd, 2012.