It takes nerve to take a great story and rework it into something new. ‘Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter’ uses cues from the life of the former US President and builds an unwieldy supernatural story on top of it.
If you’ve ever wondered that a historian’s nightmare looks like, it’s ‘Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter’.
All historical accuracies aside (or lack thereof) the film looks like a lot of fun and the latest red band trailer features lots of blood and vampires.
It’s the best trailer for the film so far and sells the concept well.
The film is based on the novel of the same name and reimages the life of Lincoln as an axe wielding vampire killing badass.
We can officially state that it’s ‘Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter’ week. Yesterday we were treated to the first teaser and almost 24 hours later a new international teaser has appeared showcasing more footage and story as well as a new featurette on the film.
The featurette works hard to sell the film with producer Tim Burton and director Timur Beckmambatov talking passionately about the project.
Hit the jump to check out both.
Abraham Lincoln historians will be doing backflips of rage today with the release of the first teaser trailer for ‘Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter’.
The film is based on the novel of the same name and reimages the life of Lincoln as an axe wielding vampire killing badass. The teaser shows off Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) putting his handy axe and top hat to good use with a brief glimpse of a few crazy action set pieces.
Hit the jump to check out the trailer.
Entertainment Weekly is the publication that just keeps on giving this week with their issue that previews the biggest films of 2012 as well as a bunch of new images.
We’ve already seen new pictures from ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and now pictures from a few of our most anticipated film have started to appear including ‘Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter’, ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ and Tim Burton’s next film ‘Dark Shadows’
Over the past few days the Hollywood studios have released enough photos of upcoming projects to fill an emo-hipsters Tumblr account for weeks.
Most images from films do nothing but state the obvious such as the below ‘first look’ image of Jeremy Renner in ‘The Bourne Legacy’. No surprises, it looks like Jeremy Renner.
We’ve picked the best ones from the films that have got us frothing at the mouth for in 2012 that include ‘Prometheus’, ‘Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter’, ‘The Avengers’, and ‘The Hobbit’ that are ready to become your new screensaver.