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Dominic Cooper Replaces Joaquin Phoenix in 'Vampire Hunter'

February 12, 2011 (2:51 am) GMT
Meanwhile, Joaquin Phoenix who was previously attached to play opposite Benjamin Walker is no longer involved.

"" star is in talks to replace in quirky new movie "". Bosses at 20th Century Fox are in final negotiations with the English actor to play opposite in the adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith cult novel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Walker landed the coveted role of President Abraham Lincoln last month. Cooper will reportedly play Henry Sturges, who mentors and trains Lincoln in the ways of vampire hunting. "" star is also rumored to be in talks to join the cast.

Story portrays the 16th president as an ax-throwing, highly trained vampire assassin.

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