Idris Elba Plans “Poe Must Die” Trilogy

“Luther” and “Pacific Rim” star Idris Elba is developing Marc Olden’s 1978 historic thriller novel “Poe Must Die” as a movie trilogy for his Green Door Production Co. to produce.

Set in New York City in the 1840s, the story deals with Edgar Allan Poe fighting demonic forces and his personal demons while teaming with a renowned fighter.

Said fighter is after his own wife’s killer, a sorcerer seeking a throne that will grant him immortality and control over Lucifer.

Source: Variety