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San Diego Comic-Con 2011: One-Sheet Debut - The Raven





Guess what just landed in our inbox? The first official poster art for The Raven! Good thing we heard it tapping at our chamber door or you guys would be in the friggin' dark!

Look for Relativity Media's The Raven starring John Cusack in theatres on March 9th, 2012.

Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson and Oliver Jackson-Cohen also star, working from a script by Ben Livingston and Hannah Shakespeare.

The Raven begins with Poe (played by Cusack) arriving in Baltimore as a serial killer is terrorizing the city, using the writer’s stories as the inspiration for his crimes. Poe is a suspect at first, but he eventually joins forces with a police inspector to solve the crimes and save the woman he loves.

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Synopsis
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 mad serial killer 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 (In Bruges) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Faster).

When a mother and daughter are found brutally murdered in 19th century Baltimore, Detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) makes a startling discovery: the crime resembles a fictional murder described in gory detail in the local newspaper—part of a collection 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 case before it’s too late.

Be sure to stop by The Raven San Diego Comic-Con panel on Friday, July 22, from 12:15-1:15 pm in Hall H. The panel also includes Stephen Soderbergh's Haywire.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Exclusive One-Sheet Debut - The Raven

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HorrorMaven's picture

Methinks I've seen a similar poster before:

Coincidence? Nahhhh.


Submitted by HorrorMaven on Thu, 07/21/2011 - 7:16pm.

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