We now have our first look at John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe in the upcoming period-thriller The Raven. Directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta), the story has Poe teaming up with a detective (played by Luke Evans) to search for a serial killer who has kidnapped the author’s fiancée (Alice Eve) and gone on a murder spree that recalls Poe’s stories.
Hit the jump to check out Cusack looking Poe-y. Also, click here for Steve’s interview with McTeigue where the director talks about the film.
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