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Wednesday February 15, 2012 11:26 pm

VIDEO: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Trailer

So the current pop culture fixation on vampires (thank you, Twilight) hasn't died down, but at least we've got Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov and producer Tim Burton to thank for what looks like a promising new bloodsucker movie with a new (albeit, imaginative) retelling of one of our country's most famous presidents.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter -- based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, whom you may recall also penned the bestseller Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -- plays out the revised tale in which our 16th president goes on a personal quest to eliminate as many vamps as he can after learning that they caused the deaths of his mother and grandfather.

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Benjamin Walker stars as Lincoln, with Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper, Alan Tudyk, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead rounding out the rest of the main cast. The film is set for a June 22, 2012 release date.



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