John Cusack Will Portray Edgar Allan Poe in ‘The Raven’

John Cusack announced via Twitter that he’s officially signed on to star in The Raven, James McTeigue’s thriller set in the last days of Edgar Allan Poe’s life, when he gets wrapped up in a serial killer investigation. “officiali- will play edgar allen poe in fall-a-film called the raven, send any poe- gold – my way as i begin this journey into the abyss,” writes Cusack, whom I can only assume lost his right hand in some sort of accident. Ewan McGregor and Jeremy Renner were originally attached to star. No word on the status, but we’ll keep you posted.
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