According to Variety, Alan Tudyk (Spamalot, Prelude to a Kiss, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon") will play Stephen A. Douglas in the film. Anthony Mackie (A Behanding in Spokane, "The Hurt Locker"), Dominic Cooper (The History Boys, "Mamma Mia!"), Jimmi Simpson (The Farnsworth Invention, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"), Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Robin McLeavy will complete the cast.
The film will be directed by Timur Bekmambetov from a screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith. Bekmambetov will co-produce with Tim Burton and Jim Levley.
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" is scheduled for release June 22, 2012.