It's rumored that he's in talks to play the mentor in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, which is a pretty BA book if you haven't checked it out. Read more after the jump.

"Joaquin Phoenix is the front-runner to play the mentor who teaches the 16th President how to kill bloodsuckers in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter for 20th Century Fox. Phoenix has met on the project and I'm told that it's his if he wants it. He would join Benjamin Walker, who last Thursday was set to play the title character in the Timur Bekmambetov-directed adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith novel whose producers include Tim Burton."

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