John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe
Luke Evans as Detective Fields
Alice Eve as Emily Hamilton
Brendan Gleeson as Capt. Charles Hamilton
Kevin McNally as Maddux
This movie is set in the mid 1800s and involves poet Edgar Allan Poe. A serial killer is on the loose and murdering people using Poe’s descriptions from his published stories and poems. Poe teams up with Detective Fields, a Baltimore policeman to try and catch the killer by using his knowledge of the descriptions. Even though the stories are fictional, they start to become reality and the killer is a step ahead of them. Then it takes on a personal note as Poe’s lover becomes a target. Will they stop the killer in time?
Director: James McTeigue
Writers: Ben Livingston, Hannah Shakespeare