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Cast Filling Out for ABC's Poe

Two Aussie actors and a Brit have joined the previously announced Leslie Odom, Jr., in ABC's "Poe", which has Alex Graves handling the directorial reins for its first episode.

Nevermore Comic on the Way from Steve Niles and Jeffrey Combs

While poking around Steve Niles' website in connection with the Lance Henriksen autobiography story we ran a few minutes ago, we came across another juicy tidbit that we just had to share: The prolific writer is joining forces with Jeffrey Combs for a comic book version of Combs' one-man play Nevermore.

CSI: Miami Star to Help Poe Solve Murders

Casting has begun for ABC's "Poe", and when you're looking to solve heinous crimes dealing with the macabre, who better to bring aboard than a dude from "CSI: Miami"?

PETA Offers Assistance to the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum

As we told you a few days ago, the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore is in danger of being shut down due to budget cuts by the city's Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation. Stepping in to offer assistance is animal rights group PETA.

Dreadtime Stories: The Tell-Tale Heart

This, our thirteenth, episode is a bit of a departure for us. In honor of the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, and to raise awareness of its plight, we decided to present something a little more appropriate. Tonight we present our rendition of Edgar Allan Poe's classic of horror, "The Tell-Tale Heart".

Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Danger

When people think of the founders of modern-day horror, only a handful of names comes to mind. For most of us at the top of the list is Edgar Allan Poe, the deranged genius who gave us "The Black Cat" and "The Tell-Tale Heart" among many others. While he lived in several places in the New England area, the city of Baltimore, Maryland, embraced the dark poet more than any other.

Poe Pilot Gets a Director

It's great to see such a wonderful resurgence in interest in the always amazing macabre author Edgar Allan Poe. With several Poe themed projects in the works, it seems as if the industry just can't get enough of this troubled yet lovable soul.

ABC Orders Edgar Allan Poe Detective Pilot

ABC has ordered a pilot for "Poe", a new crime prodcedural that would see author Edgar Allan Poe as a detective using unconventional methods to investigate dark mysteries in 1840s Boston.

The Key to Annabel Lee [A Woman in Triptych] Website Now Open

We've been talking about Staci Layne Wilson's upcoming short "The Key to Annabel Lee [A Woman in Triptych]" for a while now, and this week marks both the end of principal photography and the opening of the film's official website - on Edgar Allan Poe's birthday no less!

Relativity Media Lets The Raven Take Flight

Good new for folks who are looking forward to seeing John Cusack spread his wings as Edgar Allan Poe in The Raven. Relativity Media has acquired distribution rights to the Intrepid Pictures project, and now that production is wrapped and it has a home, more info should be coming by the boatload.

John Cusack's Birthday Greetings to the Late, Great Edgar Allan Poe

Today, January 19th, makes the 202nd anniversary of American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic Edgar Allan Poe's birth; and actor John Cusack took a little time out of his busy schedule filming James McTeigue's The Raven to tweet some birthday greetings.

Exclusive New Stills and a Quick Clip from The Key to Annabel Lee

Staci Layne Wilson's upcoming short film "The Key to Annabel Lee" has, in Staci's words, evolved into a form of "installation art", and to give us a better idea of what to expect, she's provided Dread Central with two new exclusive stills and a quick clip.

The Key to Annabel Lee Teaser Trailer Now Live

We told you a few weeks ago about Staci Layne Wilson's upcoming short film "The Key to Annabel Lee", and now there's a teaser video online that shows off a little of what you can expect, which Staci has dubbed "the accidental trailer".

Principal Photography Wraps on Staci Layne Wilson's The Key to Annabel Lee

We knew from the wonders of Facebook and Twitter that Staci Layne Wilson is making the leap from journalism to filmmaking via her upcoming short film "The Key to Annabel Lee", and now that principal photography has wrapped, she's revealed some plot details and provided us with a few production stills.

Another Look at John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe in The Raven

Though we still maintain that no person on the planet should portray the great Edgar Allan Poe other than Jeffrey Combs, we are easing into the idea of John Cusack tackling the role and have to admit this latest still is pretty damned cool.