In this thriller gloomy Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack, Being John Malkovich) joins forces with a detective in Baltimore (Luke Evans, Immortals) to catch a serial killer madman who is inspired by the writings of Poe to commit horrible crimes. Directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta), the film he has starring Alice Eve (Sex and the City 2), Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Faster) and Kevin McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean: on Stranger Tides).
When a mother and daughter are found brutally murdered in their home in Baltimore, in the 19th century, Detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) makes a shocking discovery: the crime resembles a story published in the local newspaper. The story, written in bloody detail, part of a collection of socially inept aspirant writer, Edgar Allan Poe. But even as Poe is in police interrogation, another murder occurs, and it inspired all of a folk-tale of the same.
Field quickly understand the killer using Poe’s writings as inspiration for his massacres, so enlists the aid of the writer to stop him. But when his girlfriend Poe (Alice Eve, “She’s Out of My League”) is in danger of becoming the next victim of the killer, the stakes grow enormously, and creator of the detective story puts at stake its own skills of deduction to try to solve this event before not too late.
Thriller produced by Intrepid Pictures can be seen Brendan Gleeson ( “In Bruges”), Oliver Jackson-Cohen ( “Faster”) and Kevin R. McNally ( “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”).
CORBUL is directed by James McTeigue ( “V for Vendetta”) from a screenplay by Hannah Shakespeare and Ben Livingston. The film is produced by Marc D. Evans and Trevor Macy from Intrepid Pictures and Aaron Ryder of FilmNation Entertainment. Executive producers are Glen Basner, Jesus Martinez and James D. Stern Asenzio. Production Designer Roger Ford belongs to, the costumes are created by Carlo Poggioli and cinematographer Danny Ruhlmann is. Niven Howie is film editor and music is composed by Lucas Vidal.