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ĎAbraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunterí [VIDEO]
Daily Caller ^ | February 15, 2012 | Taylor Bigler

Posted on 02/16/2012 7:57:21 AM PST by C19fan

What if our 16th president’s plight was not to abolish slavery, but to hunt down the vampires who killed his mother and grandfather? And what if he leads troops into battle wielding an axe, better to sever the heads of undead vampires with?

That is the premise of this summer’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” (Yes, really.)

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: lincoln; vampire
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Oh yeah!!! Although my kids thought the actor playing Lincoln did not look much like the real one.
1 posted on 02/16/2012 7:57:32 AM PST by C19fan
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I saw the trailer and it was kinda cool to be honest.


2 posted on 02/16/2012 8:02:41 AM PST by trailhkr1
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I would love to have been in the meeting when the writer tried to sell this script to the studio. “It got Abraham Lincoln, but....now here's the twist...he's a axe wielding vampire hunter. Think Civil War history meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer!
3 posted on 02/16/2012 8:02:44 AM PST by apillar
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Kinda small potatoes after JESUS CHRIST VAMPIRE HUNTER.
4 posted on 02/16/2012 8:04:00 AM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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The trailer reminded me of the movie “Van Helsing”. Wonder of they will have Kate Beckinsdale as Mrs. Lincoln?


5 posted on 02/16/2012 8:04:58 AM PST by trailhkr1
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The movie is based on a book by the same title from the same author as the Pride and Prejudice meets Zombies book. So nothing to sell the studio since the book itself was very successful.


6 posted on 02/16/2012 8:05:21 AM PST by C19fan
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Actually Mrs. Lincoln is played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead, yummy yummy. :)


7 posted on 02/16/2012 8:07:03 AM PST by C19fan
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To be fair the sales of the book really made that argument for them. It really was a very interesting book with surprising historical facts thrown in to add credence to the story.
8 posted on 02/16/2012 8:08:45 AM PST by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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Is this for real? Because if it is.... Where do I get some tickets!


9 posted on 02/16/2012 8:09:05 AM PST by baddog 219
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I a bizarre sort of way looks very interesting. It just might be really fun.


10 posted on 02/16/2012 8:09:50 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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It’s real!!! Here is the book the movie is based on:

http://www.amazon.com/Abraham-Lincoln-Vampire-Seth-Grahame-Smith/dp/0446563072/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1329407817&sr=1-1c


11 posted on 02/16/2012 8:11:24 AM PST by C19fan
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It’s real!!! Here is the book the movie is based on:

http://www.amazon.com/Abraham-Lincoln-Vampire-Seth-Grahame-Smith/dp/0446563072/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1329407817&sr=1-1c


12 posted on 02/16/2012 8:11:48 AM PST by C19fan
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How about Katy Perry as Mrs. Lincoln? or Adele, maybe?


13 posted on 02/16/2012 8:12:50 AM PST by ngat
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead? Who’s that? I don’t get out much.


14 posted on 02/16/2012 8:15:04 AM PST by ngat
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Very cool...

I hope this does so well that they do Pride and Prejudice and Zombies next. :-)

The books are a decent read. High entertainment value.

15 posted on 02/16/2012 8:16:07 AM PST by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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My friend has his brother in the trailer.

He is the young man seated all the way to the right in the platform scene(Gettysburg address?) after the Washington Monument cut.

16 posted on 02/16/2012 8:17:50 AM PST by Wizdum (Wisdom is what you gain when things go wrong.)
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Love your handle!!


17 posted on 02/16/2012 8:19:02 AM PST by C19fan
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Love your handle!!


18 posted on 02/16/2012 8:19:43 AM PST by C19fan
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19 posted on 02/16/2012 8:22:36 AM PST by Wizdum (Wisdom is what you gain when things go wrong.)
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Someone needed to do some editing of the Washington Monument shot because one can see the Arlington high rises in the background.


20 posted on 02/16/2012 8:24:46 AM PST by C19fan
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