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See a Cheesy Memorial Poster for 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

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January 16, 2012
Source: The Daily Blam

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

We've already gotten a couple glimpses of the forthcoming historical horror flick Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith's novel of the same name, but no trailer has surfaced yet. Honestly, with no footage showing up and the film still set for release this summer, I'm a little worried this film is just going to be a disaster. However, in the meantime, some buzz is slowly being built and a new poster using the iconic Lincoln Memorial from Washington D.C. as inspiration tries to do just that. It's pretty cheesy, but if the film is going for tongue-in-cheek horror and action, it could work. See it below!

Here's the poster for Timur Bekmambetov's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (via The Daily Blam):

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Memorial Poster

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 next summer.

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  • JediBilly
    LOL! How original! :)
  • Looks so dumb. I'll watch it when it's on video.
  • Koonjr
    The poster may be cheesy, but if you havent read the book you should be more careful with how you describe a movie. Unless they are going in a completely different direction from the book it is not a tounge in cheek movie.
  • Traveler
    Oh this depresses me. I think you're right in your hunch it will be a disaster. Sad day. 
  • DAVIDPD
    Lulz. Not. Even. Close.
  • Anonymous
    what a stupid comment it will be a disaster because we have no trailer even tho film is like 5 months away
  • Zeus
    Don't judge a movie by its poster.
    • Anonymous
      I'll judge it by the novel: awful! unless the story gets a major overhaul, most notably, adding a palpable threat (ie main villain).
      • LW
        I loved the novel.  But to each his own I guess.
        • Anonymous
          I have a knee-jerk dislike for stories that operate simply as a delivery system for a tidy lesson. Felt like I was force-fed the same thing over and over. Gag! He laid it on rather thick. Yeah, Seth, we get it: slavery is bad.
  • Brandon
    Why is Lincoin sitting on his own memorial? Is he a Vampire too?
  • Lobo
    if instead of being the real Lincoln, would be the statue with the axe included then it would be a better poster
  • ABCD
    Damn, this poster should get axed down. By the way why make this in to a movie, has Hollywood ran out of ideas??
  • I love the concept of this film, but it could easily go bad in the execution..
  • Jeff Metzger
    Is this fan made? It certainly looks poorly shopped to me. 

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