Not to be outdone by Steven Spielberg's classy biopic of Abraham Lincoln due out later this year, director Timur Bekmambetov (Nightwatch, Wanted) is bringing a different take on the life of the 16th President of the United States to the big screen in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Instead of portraying Lincoln's life from small-time politician, to his journey through the Civil War, and eventual assassination, this movie will focus on his secret life as a ruthless vampire hunter. After flipping through some old history textbooks, we can comfortably say that nothing in this film seems to be grounded in historical fact as the only bloodsucker during the 1800's was Jefferson Davis; however, that doesn't mean that this can't be as entertaining as Spielberg's stab at Honest Abe.

And just to set the tone of the film, The Hollywood Reporter has posted a theatrical poster for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, which gives us a hint of what to expect from the final product. Also be sure to check out the behind-the-scenes video from MTV as we patiently wait for the debut trailer to hit sometime in the near future.
 

[via The Hollywood Reporter, MTV]