Striking new poster for The Raven

The Raven - John Cusack

EW’s Inside Movies has released a new poster for the forthcoming Edgar Allen Poe inspired The Raven.

In this gritty thriller, Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack) joins forces with a young Baltimore detective (Luke Evans) to hunt down a mad serial killer who’s using Poe’s own works as the basis in a string of brutal murders. Directed by James McTeigue, the film also stars Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.

The Raven is released in the US on 27 April 2012. It doesn’t have a release date as yet in Australia.

The Raven poster