Benjamin Walker has officially been cast as Abraham Lincoln in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Based on the book by Seth Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter will be directed by Timur Bekmambetov and co-produced by Tim Burton.

Fox is really pushing this film as a 2012 summer blockbuster, shooting the film in 3D and setting it up for a June 22nd, 2012 release date. Benjamin Walker has previously been seen in film such as Kinsey and Flags of Our Fathers.

Source: Variety