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Mary Elizabeth Winstead Cast in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

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February 17, 2011
Source: Heat Vision

Mary Elizabeth Winstead / Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

After having a whole slew of evil ex-boyfriends in Scott Pilgrim vs the World, it looks like the next significant other for Mary Elizabeth Winstead will be the 16th President of the United States. Heat Vision reports the beautiful actress has landed the role of Abraham Lincoln's wife Mary Todd in Timur Bekmambetov's adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's historical action horror story Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Earlier this week we heard that Robin McLeavy had landed the role, but those reports have turned out to be untrue. They had a 50/50 chance of being right though since both actresses were the top choices for the role.

Winstead joins an interesting cast featuring Benjamin Walker as Abraham Lincoln, Anthony Mackie as his best friend Will, and Dominic Cooper as a mysterious man named Henry Stugress. The story kicks off with the revelation that Lincoln's mother was killed by a supernatural creature, which fueled his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers. The book depicts the 16th US president as an axe-throwing highly trained vampire killer. It sounds like this project is coming together much easier than the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's other horror infused period piece Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which may or may not have a third director lined up to get the project off the ground. Thoughts?

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  • Anonymous
    that looks nothing like her...what the hell?
    • Edge2522
      ever see Death Race? I'd argue her role in Scott Pilgrim looks nothing like her, every other movie being on the contrary
      • Anonymous
        Statham's Death Race?
        • TomCruise
          i think he ment Death Proof, still shes gorgeous
        • Edge2522
          oops, soory, yes Death Proof
  • Manuel
    I... I think I'm in love with her...
  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead can do no wrong.
  • William Almon
    If she were a President, she'd be Baberaham Lincoln
  • Chad
    I still don't get the black guy as our Secretary of State.
    • Anonymous
      I still don't get why Honest Abe is a Vampire Hunter, but that's the beauty of Historical Fiction.
  • Anonymous
    The feature pic, just really does not look like her.

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