Rumors are circulating that "Inception's" hottest star Tom Hardy, may be set for a role in the upcoming spooky thriller "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter".

Latest reports suggest that Hardy has been offered the the role of Henry Sturges, a vampire mentor who helps Lincoln on his quest. Teaching him about the differences and true nature of good and evil vampires.

The film is based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith where Abraham Lincoln learns that his mother didn't die of natural causes but at the hands of evil vampires who were collecting a debt.

Directed by Rimur Bekmambetov, the film is expected in theatres June 22nd 2012.

Robert Pattinson look out! There's a new hot English vampire in town.