Relativity Acquires Poe-Themed “Raven”

Relativity Media has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the period thriller “The Raven” from Intrepid Pictures reports Deadline.

Ben Livingston and Hannah Shakespeare’s script tells a fictionalized account of Edgar Allan Poe’s last few days, as he tracks a serial killer who has been using Poe’s macabre works for inspiration.

The great John Cusack plays Poe while the gorgeous Luke Evans is his main cohort. Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson and Oliver Jackson-Cohen also star.

James McTeigue directed while Trevor Macy, Marc D. Evans and Aaron Ryder produced. Several new photos from the film’s set have also gone online over at Boing Boing.