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Idris Elba meets Edgar Allan Poe
Idris Elba meets Edgar Allan Poe

If you've ever wanted to see a drunken Edgar Allan Poe do battle with a Satanist psychic, you're in luck. The British actor Idris Elba is developing a movie trilogy based on Marc Olden's novel "Poe Must Die," Variety reports. The 1978 book by Olden, best known for his suspense novels, features Poe as an alcohol-addled hero who has to save the world from Satan. The book's publisher, Mysterious Press, describes the novel: "Jonathan is the most powerful psychic on earth, and in service of his god Lucifer he will tear civilization apart. To combat his dark designs, mankind’s hopes rest on a half-mad alcoholic named Edgar Allan Poe. ... A bare-knuckle...

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