Edgar Allan Poe’s legendary masterpieces come to life in “THE RAVEN”
The Raven, a film noir named for iconic poet Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poem, is currently in production.
The project stars multiple-Emmy-winner Kristos Andrews (The Bay, Survive the Game), alongside Canadian star Victoria Baldesarra (The Next Step), in the lead roles of Guy De Vere and Annabel Lee Lenore, two of Poe’s most popular fictional characters.
The Raven also stars Emmy-winner Mike Manning (This is Us, The Call), Caleb Emery (Good Girls), Celeste Fianna (Fortress: Sniper’s Eye), Dante Aleksander (of the upcoming young adult series yA), and acclaimed film actress Rae Dawn Chong (American Crime Story, The Color Purple).
Rounding out the cast is international horror icon Tony Todd (Candyman, Final Destination) as the messenger and conscience of “The Raven.”
In a 1940’s post World War II setting, The Raven is a dark and tragic love story. It’s written for the screen and directed by multiple-Emmy-award-winning director and producer Gregori J. Martin. Emmy-winning producer Precious V. Mayes is Executive Producer and also stars.
The project is owned by LANY Entertainment and She Mogul, in association with Digital Age and Lucky Mann Productions. Additional distribution information and release date TBA.