Rufus Sewell joins Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Variety reports that Rufus Sewell has landed the role of Adam, the lead vampire villain, in 20th Century Fox’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” Sewell joins Benjamin Walker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Dominic Cooper in the Timur Bekmambetov summer tentpole. Pic, based on the bestselling book by Seth Grahame-Smith, revolves around the president’s quest to rid the world of vampires, presented as the real conflict behind the Civil War. Bekmambetov will co-produce with Tim Burton and Jim Lemley. Film, set to be shot in 3D starting in March, is skedded for a June 22, 2012 release.

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