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The cast for Tim Burton’s adapatation of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is finally coming together after the process began back in Janaury this year. Benjamin Walker, Anthony Mackie, Dominic Cooper, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Robin McLeavy are all already in New Orleans for the start of filming, and today Variety have announced that President Lincoln finally has a bad guy to fight! English actor Rufus Sewell has signed on to play head vampire Adam opposite Walker’s President Lincoln in the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel, in which the death ofRead More
At one point, little-known Australian actress Robin McLeavy had been rumored to join the cast of “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” as female lead and love interest Mary Todd to Benjamin Walker’s axe-wielding 16th President, but as we know, the role officially went to Mary Elizabeth Winstead instead. But it appears McLeavy made enough of an impression on the filmmakers (producer Tim Burton and director Timur Bekmambetov) that they have set her to play a smaller but still pivotal role instead, that of Lincoln’s mother Nancy Hanks Lincoln, whose bite andRead More
This time it’s official, guys. Mary Elizabeth Winstead, one of our favorites here at Up and Comers and so often shortlisted for high profile roles to come along in recent months, has officially been cast as Mary Todd (eventually Lincoln), love interest and female lead to Benjamin Walker’s axe-wielding, vampire-killing 16th President in “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”, THR reports today. Earlier reports from Latino Review had little known Aussie actress Robin McLeavy taking the role but it was quickly debunked by her reps. Winstead has already shared her elation atRead More
UPDATE from McLeavy’s reps: She has not been offered the part yet, but remains in the mix. [NextMovie] I’m really enjoying the turnover rate of these shortlist stories lately. Just a couple of days ago, it was reported that the search for the female lead in Timur Bekmambetov’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” included names like Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Robin McLeavy, and today Latino Review confirms that it is indeed the little known Aussie McLeavy who will be playing the love interest to Benjamin Walker’s axe-wielding, vampire killing 16th PresidentRead More
Casting is firming up fast on Fox’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”, with Dominic Cooper and Anthony Mackie joining today as allies of Benjamin Walker’s titular axe-wielding President. Cooper will play the pivotal role of Henry Sturgess, a vampire who mentors Lincoln throughout his life and is a driving force behind many of Lincoln’s landmark historical decisions. Mackie will play Lincoln’s best friend. Deadline and Variety both reported on the casting news, and THR chimes in to add that a female lead is now being cast, with the often-shortlisted Mary ElizabethRead More