director : timur bekmambetov and tim burton
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a 2012 American action fantasy horror film based on the 2010 mashup novel of the same name. The film was directed and co-produced by Timur Bekmambetov, along with Tim Burton. The novel's author, Seth Grahame-Smith, wrote the adapted screenplay, and Benjamin Walker stars as the title character. The real-life figure Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States (1861–1865), is portrayed in the novel and the film as having a secret identity as a vampire hunter. Filming began in Louisiana in March 2011 and the film was released in 3D on June 20, 2012 in the United Kingdom and June 22, 2012 in the United States.
vampires are real, and though no one else knows this, Abe Lincoln hunted them. Each chapter begins with a quote from a Lincoln speech or writing, which often hints at the important thing we'll learn in that chapter. he's seen crazy things that must remain hidden for a long time. So of course, the rest of the intro will be about uncovering those things. The notebooks are seven old books written by Abe Lincoln about how he hunted vampires. oh. I forgot the director of this film was timur bekmambetov and tim burton and the stars of this film are Benjamin Walker as Abraham Lincoln, a secret vampire hunter, who serves as the 16th President of the United States and the main protagonist. Dominic Cooper as Henry Sturges, Lincoln's mentor in vampire hunting, a former vampire hunter, and a vampire who lost his wife and humanity to vampires. Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Mary Todd Lincoln, Lincoln's wife. Anthony Mackie as William Johnson, Lincoln's earliest and closest friend. Jimmi Simpson as Joshua Speed, Lincoln's friend and assistant. Rufus Sewell as Adam, the powerful leader of an order of vampires and the movie's main antagonist. Marton Csokas as Jack Barts, a plantation owner and the vampire who killed Lincoln's mother. Joseph Mawle as Thomas Lincoln, Lincoln's father.
Robin McLeavy as Nancy Lincoln, Lincoln's mother.
Erin Wasson as Vadoma, Adam's sister.
John Rothman as Jefferson Davis
Cameron M. Brown as William Wallace Lincoln, Abraham and Mary's third son. Frank Brennan as Senator Jeb Nolan
Jaqueline Fleming as Harriet Tubman
Alan Tudyk as Stephen A. Douglas, an American politician from Illinois. The film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter was first announced in March 2010 when Tim Burton and Bekmambetov paired to purchase film rights and to finance its development themselves. The book's author, Seth Grahame-Smith, was hired to write the script. In the following October, Fox beat other studios in a bidding war for rights to the film, having made a detailed pitch about the film's production, marketing, and release. In January 2011, with Bekmambetov attached as director, Walker was cast as Abraham Lincoln. He beat Adrien Brody, Josh Lucas, James D'Arcy, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen for the role. Additional actors were cast in the following February Filming began in March 2011 in Louisiana.[ The film had a budget of $69 million and was produced in 3D. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter was originally scheduled to be released in 2D and 3D on October 28, 2011, but was later pushed back to June 22, 2012. The movie premiered in New York City on June 18. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter also made an unconventional debut with a screening for troops deployed in the Middle East. The movie was screened to over 1800 sailors aboard the Navy aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln, which is stationed in the Middle East. Several of the film's stars attended the screening, including Anthony Mackie, Erin Wasson and Benjamin Walker, who dressed in character as Abraham Lincoln. The screening marks the first time that a major motion picture made its debut for United States servicemen and women. In its opening weekend, the film grossed $16,306,974 and was placed at #3 at the U.S Box Office....