‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Debuts Epic First Trailer (VIDEO)

By: Amanda Hasaka / February 14, 2012

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Who knew Honest Abe had it in him?!

The first trailer for the Tim Burton-produced film, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, has finally been released and we have to admit — it looks pretty great! Based on the popular book of the same name, it stars up and comer Benjamin Walker as America’s 16th President Abraham Lincoln, who just so happens to slay vampires when he’s not freeing slaves.

Check out the trailer above!

According to IMDB, the plot is as follows:

“President Lincoln’s mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.”

Historical inaccuracies aside, we think we’re going to have to check it out! It hits theaters on June 22.

Also, did you know that the actor who plays Honest Abe is Meryl Streep’s son-in-law? That’s right, 29-year-old Benjamin is married to Meryl’s daughter (and fellow actress) Mamie Gummer.

We wonder if Meryl will be checking this film out!