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Vampires beware!

Earlier this month, we learned that a bunch of actors were screen testing for the role of Honest Abe, including some unknowns.

Now, it looks like Fox and director Timur Bekmambetov have found their Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter star, and his name is Benjamin Walker!

Pretty impressive that Walker was able to beat out the likes of Adrien Brody and Timothy Olyphant for the role, especially since he's been doing mostly Broadway work lately.

Congratulations, Benjamin! Give those vampires hell!

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8 comments to “And Vampire-Hunting Abraham Lincoln Is…”



  1. 1

    I just saw him on Broadway this past December in "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson". You could tell he was going to be a huge star. Not surprised that he won this role. He is a great singer as well.



  2. 2

    This sounds absolutely dire! What kind of rubbish are they churning out now? It's like the ideas are all coming from drunk monkeys



  3. 3

    He was terrific on Broadway in Andrew Jackson!



  4. 4

    Seems how Perez is ignoring your birthday, Happy Birthday Adam Lambert :)



  5. 5

    He looks like Adam Brody.



  6. 6

    Who?



  7. 7

    Re: Catherine Morrison – Its actually based on a 2010 book. The book reached #4 on the New York Times Bestseller list. Strange? Yes, but popular. Hence the movie adaptation.



  8. 8

    I just need to say, that this was the best choice they could've made!!! FAR superior to Adrien Brody! Ben is gonna be amazing!! Count on it!