Alan Tudyk Joins Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Alan Tudyk Joins <i>Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter</i>

Alan Tudyk will be joining the ever-growing cast of 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.' Keep on clicking to see which historical figure he will be portraying in the film!

Alan Tudyk will be joining the cast of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter as Stephen A. Douglas, the man that Lincoln ran against to become the 16th president of the United States.

Stephen Douglas was known as "The Little Giant" due to his small stature, but was also a political strong man and gave Lincoln a good run for the 1860 election,which as we all know, eventually went to Lincoln.

For those unfamiliar with the story, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a fictional take on the life of the 16th president and his on-going battle with vampires. When Lincoln was a child, his mother was killed by a vampire and from that moment on, Abraham vowed to rid the nation of the blood suckers.

Tudyk is mostly known for his work in Joss Whedon's projects, such as Firefly and it's big screen follow-up Serenity, as well as the television series 'Dollhouse.' Tudyk will be joining Benjamin Walker, who will be playing Abraham Lincoln, Dominic Cooper, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Anthony Mackie and Jimmi Simpson. Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) is directing the film which is set for release June 22nd, 2012
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Filed Under "Action" 3/17/2011 Source: Variety
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