Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter (May 28, 2012) – Benjamin Walker, the actor who portrays the 16th president in the summer movie thriller Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, along with cast and crew, will visit the sailors serving abroad the Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in June.
“We’re very excited that 20th Century Fox and Navy Entertainment wanted to provide ABE’s crew the opportunity to preview the new Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter movie while we’re out here on deployment,” said Capt. John D. Alexander, Commanding Officer of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). “We’re extremely fortunate that the studio wants to give us an early showing. It’s something that we’ve never experienced before on this ship, and we’re extremely grateful for their willingness to share this with our Sailors.”
As history’s most beloved U.S. president and, according to the movie, its greatest hunter of the undead. Walker will be joined aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln by co-stars Anthony Mackie and Erin Wasson, as well as by the film’s director Timur Bekmambetov, screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith and producer Jim Lemley.
The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER puts down stakes in theaters everywhere June 22, 2012. The film explores the secret life of our greatest president, and the untold story that shaped our nation. Visionary filmmakers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov (director of Wanted) bring a fresh and visceral voice to the bloody lore of the vampire, imagining Lincoln as history’s greatest hunter of the undead.
Check out the Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Redband Trailer
Source: 20th Century Fox