John Cusack, Luke Evans and Alice Eve in The Raven trailer
Posted by: Brad Sturdivant
I never would have thought John Cusack playing Edgar Allen Poe would be even remotely enjoyable or believable, but it looks like that’s exactly what’s happened with THE RAVEN. The film is a fictional tale of famous poet Edgar Allen Poe joining forces with a detective to hunt down a killer that’s using Poe’s work as inspiration for their brutal murders. The trailer actually makes the film look like a compelling mystery/thriller drama and Cusack is shockingly believable as Poe. I know he’s a talented actor, but it has been a while since we really saw him do well with a dramatic role.
The film stars John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Brendan Gleeson. The James McTeigue directed film is due to hit theaters on March 9th.