EXCLUSIVE: Tim Burton shot this taped introduction for a Fox event at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum in Springfield, Illinois, last Friday night. Burton gave the museum a first look at the summer movie’s trailer, footage, and behind-the-scenes moments before the flm opens June 22nd. Fox flew in journalists and bloggers from around the country to the museum. Actor Benjamin Walker who portrays the 16th president, director Timur Bekmambetov, co-screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith (author of the novel), and producer Jim Lemley all made a presentation. Burton didn’t attend:
Tim Burton Intros 'Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'
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