Mackie plays William Johnson. In real like Johnson was very close to Lincolnand worked for him as they became very close friends. Mackie and Walker bring really nice humanity to their roles and you do feel like that they have a long history together that would even do well in a straight biopic.
During my interview we talk about some of the surprises they found while doing research on their real life counterparts and what some of the physical aspect of being vampire hunter entail.
Here is my interview with Benjamin Walker and Anthony Mackie. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is in cinemas today!