One day a man sat down and thought to himself, “What if Abe Lincoln didn’t just free the slaves? What if he led a double life as a badass vampire hunter who swung an ax like Paul Bunyon?” That man was Seth Grahame-Smith and once he came down from his acid trip, he went to work on his mashup novel.
Now Hollywood is turning his book into a movie starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dominic Cooper and Benjamin Walker as Abraham Lincoln. Because the only thing cooler than vampires in Hollywood is a dude in a stove top hat hunting them down one by one. According to a focus group of stoners.