idris elba

*Idris Elba is set to develop a big screen adaptation of Marc Olden’s 1978 novel Poe Must Die.

The project will be set in New York in the 1840s and will center on author Edgar Allen Poe’s fictitious battle against evil while joining forces with a fighter searching for a sorcerer who murdered his wife, according to Variety.

Elba is looking to develop the project into a trilogy, and it’s unknown if he’ll star in the film.

Also, no word on when production is slated to start.