Relativity Media announced today that it will release its Untitled Raven Project, directed by James McTeigue and starring John Cusack, on March 9, 2012. The thriller stars Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe, who joins with a Baltimore detective (Luke Evans) to hunt down a serial killer using Poe’s works as the basis for a string of brutal murders. Trevor Macy and Marc D. Evans are producing for Intrepid Pictures alongside Aaron Ryder for FilmNation Entertainment, who brought the project to Intrepid. Galavis Films’ Jesus Martinez is executive producing.
Meanwhile, the company’s Untitled Farrelly/Wessler Comedy is slated for April 13, 2012. The film stars a large ensemble that includes Johnny Knoxville, Gerard Butler, Anna Faris, Seann William Scott, Hugh Jackman, Richard Gere, Uma Thurman and Halle Berry in a series of interconnected stories. Peter Farrelly, Charles Wessler, GreeneStreet Films’ John Penotti and Relativity Media’s Ryan Kavanaugh are producing. Executive producers are Tim Williams of GreeneStreet Films and Tucker Tooley of Relativity Media. Co-producers are Tom Gormican and Marc Ambrose. Rocky Russo and Jeremy Sosenko also serve as associate producers.
Relativity already has slated its thriller House at the End of the Street for Feb. 3, 2012.