James McTeigue's upcoming flick The Raven, starring John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe, has taken flight for a release date in the future. Far into the future. When will he set up to roost? Read on for the answer. Look for what Relativity Media is now calling James McTeigue's Edgar Allan Poe project (will they be scrapping The Raven moniker?) in theatres on March 9th, 2012.
Producer Mark D. Evans had lots to say plot-wise about James McTeigue's upcoming flick The Raven starring John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe, Ewan McGregor, Luke Evans and Alice Eve. Check out the fresh info courtesy of Screen Daily below.
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.
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.
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.
And no, we're not talking about anything to do Edgar Allan Poe! What we have here is a brand new project, most likely riddled with explosions and danger to humanity. Sound good? Just maybe ...
When Jeffrey Combs was cast as Edgar Allan Poe in the stunning Nevermore and also in "The Black Cat" on Masters of Horror, he transformed himself into that character physically and mentally. John Cusack has apparently grown a goatee.
Some more casting news coming in for The Raven. So, who's gonna be starring opposite John Cusack as the troubled king of the macabre? We've got the details for ya!
After seeing Jeffrey Combs tackle Edgar Allan Poe in both the Masters of Horror episode "The Black Cat" and live on stage in Nevermore, I am convinced that there's no other actor alive today who can portray the troubled author nearly as well. Still, that's not gonna stop mainstream Hollywood from trying.
Director James McTeigue has built the reputation of working on some of the more visually engaging projects over the last ten years - The Matrix, V for Vendetta and Speed Racer. So, the que
Director James McTeigue has built the reputation of working on some of the more visually engaging projects over the last ten years - The Matrix, V for Vendetta and Speed Racer. So, the question is, will his latest project, Ninja Assassin, deliver on the visuals? The director seems to think so.
Edgar Allan Poe and torture porn. Two things I never gave much thought about going together. However, I guess if you really think about it, it does make some kind of sense.
Every now and again our genre sees a glimmer of hope. For every seven remakes, rip-offs, and sequels, there always pops up a project that sounds cool enough to keep an eye on. Enter James McTeigue's take on Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven.
It's with great pleasure that we announce that Nevermore (event report here) starring Jeffrey Combs in a one-man-show as Edgar Allan Poe has been granted a longer life in Los Angeles!
The only thing better than reading the Gothic works of Edgar Allan Poe is hearing them read by the distinct paranoid voice of horror icon Jeffrey Combs. If you’re a fan of the Re-Animator star – and how could you not be?