Two New Images from James McTeigue’s The Raven

The Raven (2012) Movie PosterStill no trailer for James McTeigue’s “The Raven”, but here are two new images to keep you occupied until then.

The film stars John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, with Cusack playing the real-life Edgar Allen Poe, a man of mystery, and solver of criminal mysteries. Or, more officially:

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.

Yeah, what I said. Look for it on March 9, 2012.

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Luke Evans in The Raven (2012) Movie Image

Director James McTeigue and John Cusack in The Raven (2012) Movie Image