Mar 7, 2012

John Cusack on his new film The Raven

( ... Both on screen and in the flesh today, raven-haired Cusack looks much younger than his 45 years, thanks in part to losing 25 pounds to play the drunken, impoverished poet.
"I went on a strict diet to look super-thin for The Raven, because he was underweight," says the actor.
"He was world famous but dirt poor and he once showed up the White House drunk."
Directed by V For Vendetta's James McTeigue, in the gothic-looking film set in old Baltimore, Poe has to track down a serial killer inspired by the crimes in his dark works of fiction, who's kidnapped his fiancee Emily. Continued