Idris Elba is developing a supernatural story that features Edgar Allan Poe as an unlikely hero

Submitted by Blake on Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:35
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The story, published in 1978, is set in New York City in the 1840s, with Edgar Allan Poe fighting demonic forces and his personal demons while teaming with a renowned fighter pursuing a sorcerer who murdered the fighter%u2019s wife. The sorcerer is seeking the Throne of Solomon, which will grant him immortality and control over Lucifer.

http://variety.com/2015/film/news/idris-elba-developing-thriller-poe-mu…