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The Raven Synopsis

The macabre and lurid tales of Edgar Allan Poe are vividly brought to life - and death – in this stylish, gothic thriller starring John Cusack as the infamous author. When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Poe’s darkest works, a young Baltimore detective (Luke Evans) joins forces with Poe in a quest to get inside the killer’s mind in order to stop him from making every one of Poe’s brutal stories a blood chilling reality. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, which escalates when Poe’s love (Alice Eve, She’s Out of My League) becomes the next target. Intrepid Pictures’ The Raven also stars Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Faster).
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The short showcases special effects over story, but it’s still an exciting 6 minutes of watching a guy with strange telekinetic powers hiding from the law in a future that sees autonomous drones flying through the sky, connected to a huge mothership hovering above the city.

Gerard Butler Replaces Liam Hemsworth For Sci-Fi Thriller The Raven

Liam Hemsworth Could Get His Action Hero On In The Raven Liam Hemsworth Could Get His Action Hero On In The Raven
Named for its main character Chris "The Raven" Black, the six-minute short is set in a dystopian future where Los Angeles is ruled by an oppressive regime that's relentlessly seeking to destroy our hero because he possesses an extraordinary power.

Liam Hemsworth Could Get His Action Hero On In The Raven

Roger Corman Remaking 8 Of His Edgar Allan Poe Movies Roger Corman Remaking 8 Of His Edgar Allan Poe Movies
B-movie legend Roger Corman is a prolific director with more than 50 titles to his credit. Among his movies, like 1960's Little Shop of Horrors and 1963's The Terror (both which featured a young Jack Nicholson), he's made eight features based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Clearly, a fan of the macabre author's disturbing stories...

Roger Corman Remaking 8 Of His Edgar Allan Poe Movies

The Raven Blu-ray Interactive Map Of Baltimore Shares Some Movie Clips The Raven Blu-ray Interactive Map Of Baltimore Shares Some Movie Clips
The Raven is gearing up for a mystery laden Blu-ray and DVD release on October 9. To celebrate, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has put together one of the coolest apps I’ve ever seen—an interactive map that connects scenes from the movie with the Baltimore locations where they occur. All you have to do is hover your mouse over different areas of the map, and voila, different scenes from the movie will appear.

The Raven Blu-ray Interactive Map Of Baltimore Shares Some Movie Clips

The Raven Exclusive Blu-ray Bonus Clip Discusses The Real Edgar Allan Poe The Raven Exclusive Blu-ray Bonus Clip Discusses The Real Edgar Allan Poe
James McTeigue’s The Raven is a tale of mystery and intrigue, following murders that are occurring based on the famous writer Edgar Allan Poe’s tales. The film is preparing for its big Blu-ray release on October 9. To get fans excited about the upcoming release, Twentieth Century Fox has dropped us an exclusive sneak peek at one of the bonus features on the Blu-ray disc.

The Raven Exclusive Blu-ray Bonus Clip Discusses The Real Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven Sleuths Its Way On To Blu-ray In October The Raven Sleuths Its Way On To Blu-ray In October
The Raven is part period drama and part thriller, with a little bit of horror sprinkled in for good measure. The film, which stars Edger Allen Poe, or at least John Cusack as the literary master himself, only managed to pull in around $26 million worldwide. Luckily, if you missed it in theaters, The Raven will be hitting Blu-ray and DVD on October 9.

The Raven Sleuths Its Way On To Blu-ray In October

Weekend Box Office: Think Like A Man Doubles Down Over Misfit Pirates Weekend Box Office: Think Like A Man Doubles Down Over Misfit Pirates
Like the deep breath before the plunge, box office sales sagged for the last week of April, giving Think Like A Man a second weekend at the number one spot. Four newcomers settled for lukewarm openings while the first of a long string of summer blockbusters got an early start in international theaters.

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The Raven Director James McTeigue On The Darkness Of Edgar Allan Poe The Raven Director James McTeigue On The Darkness Of Edgar Allan Poe
Even by writer standards, the life of Edgar Allan Poe was a life of trouble and woe. At just about every turn in his life he had to deal with conflict and struggle, be it his battle with substance abuse to his love life, which involved marrying his 13-year-old cousin and then losing her to tuberculosis. He was a troubled man who let his dark world enter his writing, and that was just perfect for director James McTeigue to look back on while helming The Raven.

The Raven Director James McTeigue On The Darkness Of Edgar Allan Poe

This Rotten Week: Predicting The Five-Year Engagement, The Raven, And More Reviews This Rotten Week: Predicting The Five-Year Engagement, The Raven, And More Reviews
I’m away for the weekend, forgot my computer charger at home, was hijacked into going to church this morning and now need to finish this column on an old laptop that runs Internet Explorer. This is what hell is all about. Thank goodness we’ve got a full slate of movies to buoy my spirits

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John Cusack Sports A Pair Of Wings In New Poster For The Raven John Cusack Sports A Pair Of Wings In New Poster For The Raven
As first reported yesterday, you're going to have to wait a little while longer if you want to see James McTeigue’s The Raven. Late last night Relativity Media announced that they would be pushing back the thriller from its scheduled March 9th release date to April 27th.

John Cusack Sports A Pair Of Wings In New Poster For The Raven

The Raven And House At The End Of The Street Pushed Back The Raven And House At The End Of The Street Pushed Back
It's a good thing that James McTeigue's The Raven is no longer going up against Andrew Stanton's John Carter on March 9th, because if marketing were equitable to box office, the Edgar Allan Poe story would be buried in the dust. In the past year, while we've seen a poster, a trailer and a few images from The Raven, we have gotten multiple posters, behind the scenes photos, stills, trailers and even concept art for John Carter.

The Raven And House At The End Of The Street Pushed Back

First Trailer For The Raven Starring John Cusack First Trailer For The Raven Starring John Cusack
Over the course of his long writing career, Edgar Allan Poe wrote some pretty grisly stories. There was "The Pit and the Pendulum," in which a man is strapped to a table under a slowly-lowering swinging blade; "The Tell Tale Heart," which was about a murderer tortured by the sound of a beating organ; "The Murders In The Rue Morgue," in which is the tale of an orangutan who brutally killed two women; and many, many others.

First Trailer For The Raven Starring John Cusack

New Look At Alice Eve In James McTeigue's The Raven New Look At Alice Eve In James McTeigue's The Raven
In James McTeigue's The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe, played by John Cusack, must race to find out the identity of a serial killer that is employing elements from Poe's stories into each one of their murders. But while the writer is being psychologically tortured, seeing his most horrific works of fiction come to life, his beau, played by Alice Eve, is going through something even worse: the killer has buried her alive.

New Look At Alice Eve In James McTeigue's The Raven

Comic Con 2011: Live Blogging The Raven And Haywire Panels Comic Con 2011: Live Blogging The Raven And Haywire Panels
Hall H has been home to some strange films over the last few years; films that most wouldn’t think would have a place during an event called Comic Con. Then again, the entire expo has shifted gears so much in recent years that we shouldn’t really be super surprised by anything anymore. I guess that’s why a movie with John Cusack playing Edgar Allan Poe and an action film by Steven Soderbergh are playing here this year.

Comic Con 2011: Live Blogging The Raven And Haywire Panels

The Raven's First Poster Is Written In Blood The Raven's First Poster Is Written In Blood
John Cusack is playing Edgar Allan Poe and, much as I loved Hot Tub Time Machine, at this point in his career it’s probably a good idea. The movie he’s doing it in is called The Raven and it’s a mystery-thriller in which the famously bummed out poet is enlisted by the police to hunt down a serial killer.

The Raven's First Poster Is Written In Blood

James McTeigue Following John Cusack's The Raven With Message From The King James McTeigue Following John Cusack's The Raven With Message From The King
McTeigue will tackle Message From the King for FilmNation Entertainment. The story follows a man named Jacob King, who ventures to Los Angeles to investigate his sister’s mysterious disappearance

James McTeigue Following John Cusack's The Raven With Message From The King

First Official Look At John Cusack In The Raven First Official Look At John Cusack In The Raven
Though I'm not entirely sure why, I'm actually looking forward to James McTeigue's The Raven. Admittedly it's kind of strange to take one of history's greatest writers, Edgar Allan Poe, and turn him into a detective, but it could be fun and has a solid cast lined up in John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans and Brendan Gleeson. Back in November, some on-set photographers managed to get a shot of Cusack in costume, but today the first official photo has been released.

First Official Look At John Cusack In The Raven

First Official Image Of John Cusack In The Raven First Official Image Of John Cusack In The Raven
Far from giving away anything about what we can expect from the film, the image still manages to be a decent look at Cusack doing something even more “Poe” than just standing in the street

First Official Image Of John Cusack In The Raven

First Look At John Cusack As Edgar Allan Poe In The Raven First Look At John Cusack As Edgar Allan Poe In The Raven
There couldn’t have been a better photo taken to sell the character. It’s crisp and rainy and although you can see some crew members’ legs, it feel very authentic

First Look At John Cusack As Edgar Allan Poe In The Raven

Alice Eve And Luke Evans Join The Cast Of The Raven Alice Eve And Luke Evans Join The Cast Of The Raven
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Alice Eve And Luke Evans Join The Cast Of The Raven

John Cusack Will Play Edgar Allan Poe In The Raven John Cusack Will Play Edgar Allan Poe In The Raven
Let’s face it, a lot of the casting news I end up reporting is utterly depressing and Twilight related. But every once in awhile, someone in Hollywood just gets it

John Cusack Will Play Edgar Allan Poe In The Raven

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Wahlberg Confirms Plans To Star In The Raven, Gives Details About Cocaine Cowboys

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