V For Vendetta Helmer on Poe Project


“The Raven” meets Se7en.

That’s how director James McTeigue is describing his next film The Raven, a fictional tale that places author Edgar Allan Poe at the head of a serial killer investigation. The V For Vendetta and Ninja Assassin helmer tells /Film that the project is an “account of the final five ‘mysterious’ days of Edgar Allan Poe’s life. Apparently the famous writer joins the hunt for a serial killer whose murders are inspired by his stories.”

The site also got an update on the development of his adaptation of Richard Morgan’s sci-fi novel Altered Carbon.

You can read more on both projects here.