Jimmi Simpson joins ‘Vampire Hunter’

Production sets March start

Jimmi Simpson will co-star with Ben Walker in Fox’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.”

Cast also includes Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

Timur Bekmatebov will direct from Seth Grahame-Smith’s adaptation of his own novel. Tim Burton and Jim Lemley produce.

Story focuses on president Lincoln, who goes on a quest to rid the world of vampires after his mother is murdered by monsters.

Simpson plays Josh Speed, Lincoln’s friend and personal assistant.

The pic will be shot in 3D with production set to start in March for a June 22, 2012 release.

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