What do Daniel Day-Lewis, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards, Hank Azaria have in common with Benjamin Walker? Answer: not a lot, judging by these first looks pics from Timur Bekmambetov's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
“The joke is in the title, and then we fully commit to it,” explained Walker, dismissing ideas of a hammy horror romp in a way that brings back worrying memories of the po-faced Cowboys And Aliens.
So can a B-movie premise with prime-time aspirations find a place in moviegoers' hearts? With a supporting cast of Alan Tudyk, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dominic Cooper and Alan Mackie and a bunch of historical vampires, it's got to have a chance.