Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Art of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" Book to Be Published
ComicBookResources.com has posted an official press release announcing the publication of a book that will showcase the artwork of the motion picture, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter:
In connection with the summer release of the 20th Century Fox motion picture Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, renowned director Timur Bekmambetov, in association with Aspen Comics, will be releasing The Art of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter deluxe edition hardcover book. The film, directed by Bekmambetov and produced by him along with Tim Burton and Jim Lemley, will be released domestically on June 22nd.
The Art of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter will contain 128 pages of never-before-seen storyboards, conceptual art, and production illustrations. Bekmambetov discusses the film and the accompanying art book's release:
"Our visual team, led by Bazelevs's storyboard artist Indar Dzhendubaev, created a rich and exciting world for the movie. In revisiting their art, we tried to craft a book that pushes the envelope of visual design and does justice to their great work. I am very happy that fans will finally get to enjoy the expanded world of Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter."
Bekmambetov's production company Bazelevs has teamed up with Aspen MLT, Inc. to produce The Art of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. David Wohl, who is overseeing the project as editor, divulged more about the behind-the-scenes book:
"Timur's attention to detail and vision for the project, combined with the exquisite artwork for the film in the hands of Aspen's designers, has created an "art-of" book that is truly unique and visually spectacular. It's been a pleasure to be part of this one-of-a-kind project."
The Art of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter will be in stores in June.