Trent Reznor has had a hell of a year. The former Nine Inch Nails frontman has found a new career path in feature films. The Oscar winning composer (The Social Network) is currently working on the score for David Fincher’s latest project The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, and according to Badass Digest, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.
Reznor seems like a perfect fit for the Gothic re-imagining of our former president’s story. According to the site’s trusted source Rezor is slated to compose the film’s score and co-star in the movie! Reznor’s about to act. Hold on to your horses. They claim that he’ll play the vampire that murders Lincoln’s mother. Dun! Dun! Dun!
Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter will be directed by Timur Bekmambetov and produced by Tim Burton. The film is a fictionalized creation of the former U.S President which mixes historical events with fantasy. The book was written by Seth Grahame-Smith, who is known for his ability to blend classic figures and properties with old school horror elements. In the book and the film Lincoln is re-imagined as an axe-throwing, highly trained vampire assassin.
Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter is scheduled to hit theaters on June 22, 2012.
What do you think of Reznor joining Lincoln? Do you think it’s true?