Raven Trailer: John Cusack is Edgar Allan Poe

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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.

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