John Cusack has officially announced (via his Twitter page) that he will play Edgar Allan Poe in the upcoming movie 'The Raven', joining fellow cast members Ewan McGregor and Jeremy Renner. The film, which is "a thriller set in the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, when he gets wrapped up in a serial killer investigation," was written by Hannah Shakespeare and Ben Livingston and is to be directed by James McTeigue. The release date is as yet undisclosed.
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