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25th July 2013

Fact: Executives at American Tv network Syfy are working on an ambitious post-apocalyptic miniseries loosely based on The Wizard of Oz. Warriors Of Oz will be created by Timur Bekmambetov, who is best known for producing Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

18th February 2011

Fact: GRINDHOUSE star Mary Elizabeth Winstead has been cast as Abraham Lincoln's wife in Timur Bekmambetov's movie adaptation of quirky book Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. She'll join Dominic Cooper and Anthony MACkie in the project, which is set for release next summer (12).

19th May 2009

Quote: "I think Lincoln has to be played by a tall man. I'm nowhere near as tall... I'm only 6 feet. Verisimilitude is too important. " Tom Hanks is disappointed he was considered too short to play U.S. president Abraham Lincoln in a new movie about the 16th American leader.

6th October 2008

Fact: Kevin Bacon is producing a new TV series about John Wilkes Booth - the man who assassinated former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

20th May 2006

Fact: Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks is a direct descendant of NANCY HANKS, the mother of US President Abraham Lincoln.

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