Joaquin Phoenix in talks for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Joaquin Phoenix is reportedly in talks to join Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Deadline report that Phoenix is the front-runner to play the mentor who teaches the 16th President how to kill vampires.

Based on Seth Graham-Smith’s bestselling 2010 novel, the film sees the 16th president fought something even more sinister than slavery.

Wanted helmer Timur Bekmambetov is directing for 20th Century Fox.