Here's the third TV spot for THE RAVEN taking us even deeper into the dark world of Edgar Allan Poe. The movie is directed by James McTeague and stars John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans, Brendan Gleeson and Oliver Jackson. Look for the film in theaters on April 27th.
In this gritty thriller, Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack, Being John Malkovich) joins forces with a young Baltimore detective (Luke Evans, Immortals) to hunt down a who’s using Poe’s own works as the basis in a string of brutal murders. Directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta), the film also stars Alice Eve (Sex and the City 2), Brendan Gleeson ( ) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Faster).
When a mother and daughter are found brutally murdered in 19th century Baltimore,Detective Emmett Fields makes a startling discovery: the crime resembles a fictional murder described in gory detail in the local newspaper— of a of stories penned by struggling writer and social pariah Edgar Allan Poe. But even as Poe is questioned by police, another grisly murder occurs, also inspired by a popular Poe story.
Realizing a serial killer is on the loose using Poe’s writings as the backdrop for his bloody rampage, Fields enlists the author’s help in stopping the attacks. But when it appears someone close to Poe may become the murderer’s next victim, the stakes become even higher and the inventor of the detective story calls on his own powers of deduction to try to solve the before it’s too late.