EXCLUSIVE: Linkin Park debuts 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' music trailer

Nicholas C.
Yahoo Newsroom

Fans of Linkin Park, you've waited long enough! In anticipation of the upcoming release of the much-anticipated action adventure flick 'Abrahan Lincoln: Vampire Hunter', acclaimed director Timur Bekmambetov has created a special music trailer featuring the multi-platinum alternative rock band, and guess what; you get to have an exclusive first look:

Linkin Park debuts 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' music trailer.Watch our EXCLUSIVE new music trailer for 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'; featuring Linkin Park and clips from the film. 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' will be released in Malaysia on 21 June 2012.



Launched exclusively for Yahoo! Malaysia on Tuesday (19.06.2012) morning, the special clip features the band performing their new single titled "Powerless", accompanied by previously unseen footages from the much-anticipated vampire flick. "Powerless", off the band's forthcoming album 'Living Things', will be featured in the end credits of 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'.

Director Bekmambetov (of 'Wanted' fame) filmed the three-minute clip in Berlin recently, and he has nothing but praises for the band.

Bekmambetov said: “Linkin Park are extraordinary musical artists who combine genres to create their own sound.  It only seems fitting for us to collaborate with them on this unique film.  It was a privilege to work with them on this music trailer.”

Linkin Park's Joe Hahn added: "Timur showed us the film and we loved it and felt we had a song that would be a great fit with his movie. We were delighted that Timur came to Berlin to shoot us performing it so he could mash it up with film footage in a really unique way.”

'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' explores the secret life of United States' greatest president, and the untold story that shaped the nation. When Lincoln discovers that blood-thirsty vampires are planning to take over the United States, he makes it his mission to eliminate them, becoming history's greatest hunter of the undead. The film stars Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' hits Malaysian cinemas on 21 June 2012.