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‘Dark City’ Star Lands Lead Vamp Role in ‘Abraham Lincoln’!!

British thesp Rufus Sewell – star of the incredibly underrated Dark City – has landed the role of “Adam,” the lead vampire villain, in 20th Century Fox’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, reports Variety.

Sewell joins Benjamin Walker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Dominic Cooper in the Timur Bekmambetov summer tentpole.

Based on the bestselling book by Seth Grahame-Smith, the pic “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.

Vampire Hunter, set to be shot in 3D starting in March, is skedded for a June 22, 2012 release.
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