Release Date: April 27th, 2012
DVD Release Date: October 9th, 2012
R|1 hr 51 min
In 19th-century Baltimore, Detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) makes a horrifying discovery: The murders of a mother and daughter resemble a fictional crime described in a story by Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack).When another murder occurs, also seemingly inspired by Poe's writings, Fields realizes a serial killer is on the loose and enlists Poe's help in catching the felon. The stakes become personal for the struggling author when someone close to him may become the killer's next victim.
Director: James McTeigue
Genres: Mystery, Thriller
Production Co: Galavis Film, Intrepid Pictures, Pioneer Pictures, Relativity Media, FilmNation Entertainment
Distributors: Relativity Media