The trailer has been released for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, the thriller/horror movie produced by Tim Burton about the Great Emancipator as a bad-ass ax-twirling vampire slayer. Director Timur Bekmambetov adapted the mashup novel by author Seth Grahame-Smith to create the film’s screenplay. The film opens in theatres on June 22, 2012.
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.