John Cusack to Play Edgar Allan Poe in Movie

Posted on September 2, 2010

John Cusack tweets about The Raven movie

John Cusack announced in a tweet that he will be playing Edgar Allan Poe in an upcoming film caled The Raven. The film is named after Poe's narrative poem.

IMDB's listing for the film says the movie is a fictionalized account of the last few days of Edgar Allan Poe's life. Edgar Allan Poe joins the hunt for a serial killer whose murders are inspired by his stories. Hannah Shakespeare and Ben Livingston are writing the screenplay.

Update: We have posted a trailer for the film here.

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