The new trailer, which originally debut at WonderCon in Anaheim, California, has finally made its way online. The film, based on the novel of same name written by Seth Grahame-Smith, follows our 16th president and the truth about the life he lived… as a vampire hunting bad-ass.
The film adaptation is being directed by Timur Bekmambetov produced by him and Tim Burton. In the film, President Lincoln’s mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
The cast of the film includes:
- Benjamin Walker as Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.
- Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Mary Todd Lincoln, Lincoln’s wife.
- Rufus Sewell as Adam, the lead vampire villain.
- Jimmi Simpson as Josh Speed, Lincoln’s friend and assistant.
- Dominic Cooper as Henry Sturges, Lincoln’s mentor in vampire hunting.
- Anthony Mackie as William Johnson, Lincoln’s valet and friend.
- Robin McLeavy as Nancy Lincoln, Lincoln’s mother.
- Alan Tudyk as Stephen A. Douglas, an American politician from Illinois.
- Marton Csokas
- Cameron M. Brown as Willie Lincoln, Abraham and Mary’s son
You can watch the new trailer below and the film is set to hit theaters June 22.