Adrien Brody Among Actors Testing For Title Role in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER is one of the hottest films in Hollywood right now. Casting has been talked about since November for the project, and now we know of few of the names that will be testing for the role of young Abe Lincoln. James D’Arcy, Benjamin Walker, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Josh Lucas, and Adrien Brody are all being looked at to play Abe.
Twentieth Century Fox has set a release date for Lincoln on June 22, 2012. The studio won the rights to the film after an auction between Sony and Paramount and Universal and Summit. Fox came out victorious and with backing from Tumur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton, will shoot the film in 3-D.
Fox apparently wanted the rights to the film so badly when the filmmakers came to the lot, Fox had bloody axes and footprints all over, as well as a Confederate soldier welcoming the filmmakers with a rendition of “Taps”.
Lincoln is based on the novel by Beth Grahame-Smilth, who also wrote the script, and tells the story of Lincoln’s life… as a vampire hunter. In addition to producing, Bekmambetov will also direct.
This is one movie that I will be front and center for on opening day.
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