'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Red Band Trailer is Bloody Fun
"However history remembers me before I was president, I shall always think of myself as a hunter." Well, as someone who hasn't been as impressed by the trailers as some viewers, I have to say that Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter now has my full attention. A new red band trailer has just cropped up online and it's great bloody fun with some ridiculous action. I think the tone is still a little too serious for such over-the-top action, so I'm not sure how that's going to work on the big screen, but I'm at least somewhat excited about this adaptation from Timur Bekmambetov now. Well done, 20th Century Fox. Watch it!
Here's the red band trailer for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter from IGN:
President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, fueling his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers. A cross between D.W. Griffith's Abraham Lincoln & F. W. Murnau's Nosferatu.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is directed by Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov, director of the Night/Day Watch series, Irony of Fate 2, and Wanted previously. An adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's mash-up novel of the same name, it was adapted by writers Seth Grahame-Smith & Simon Kinberg (of xXx: State of the Union, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, X-Men: The Last Stand, Jumper, This Means War). 20th Century Fox is bringing Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter to theaters in 3D starting June 22, 2012 this summer.