Quoth the raven.. Nevermore!..Via Dailydead and Gawker, here’s your first look at John Cusack as the late great poet Edgar Allan Poe in THE RAVEN directed by James McTeigue (Ninja Assassin, V For Vendetta). This is not a biopic, it more of a fictionalized period thriller.
The story takes you to the final five “mysterious” days of life of the late great writer who joins the hunt for a serial killer whose murders are inspired by his stories.
Co-starring Luke Evans as a detective who partners with Poe (Cusack) “to search for a serial killer who has kidnapped the author’s fiance (Eve) and has gone on a murders spree that mimics the author’s work.”..