Raven Trailer: John Cusack is Edgar Allan Poe

by at . Comments

The first TV spot for The Raven, John Cusack’s turn as iconic poet Edgar Allan Poe, has arrived. Opening in theaters April 27, the film follows a familiar storyline of late in taking real historical figures and putting them through fictional trials and tribulations (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter anyone?). Cusack’s latest features him as the macabre writer who is working with a detective (Luke Evans) to track down a serial killer who is using Poe’s prose as his inspiration.

The Raven also features Alice Eve and Brendan Gleeson.

Like Movies?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest movie news delivered to your inbox for free!

Tags: , ,

The Raven Review

The Raven scores with its premise. Edgar Allan Poe has had the greatest successes of his career. Now, he writes criticism for the...

Read Review Editor Rating
  • 4.0 / 5.0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
User Rating

Rating: 4.3 / 5.0 (8 Votes)