[ UPDATE: I have removed the wonderful snapshots that previously appeared in this post, at the request of the movie studio involved. I hope to sort things out with the parties involved and re-publish them again. XJ ]
Edgar Allen Poe's birthday seems like a good day to point out that Boing Boing pal John Cusack will star in the movie The Raven, due out this fall and directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta).
More snapshots, and more guest posts from Cusack, are on the way when our blog-pal returns from Argentina.
Above, a photo he snapped on the set (I believe in Serbia.)
Below, Cusack in full-on Poe (via HuffPo). Amazing, right? Man, I can't wait to see this.
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At first I was disappointed that the Mystery Machine and Knight 2000 weren’t invited but then I realized they were probably on a separate TV star car field trip. All of these iconic autos and many more are available for rental from Movie Cars Central in France. (via r/pics)
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