In honor of Edgar Allan Poe, the film began production on his bicentennial in 2009. “Poe”
When naked torsos begin turning up in and around the Los Angeles area, police detectives Victor Ramirez (Sal Landi - Cold Case, For the Boys) and Jonah “Jonzy” Jones (Greg Travis - Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2) begin the task of searching for this most troublesome serial killer along with forensic pathologist Amy Short (Felissa Rose - Sleepaway Camp). As the clues mount and their efforts intensify, the police are led to believe they have their suspect in middle aged Aaron Cameron (Gene Silvers - Law & Order, Third Watch), a loner who lives with his alcoholic mother (Maray Ayres - General Hospital) and finally snaps after one too many abuses by killing her in a fit of rage. With similarities between his killing and the work of “The Chef”, Aaron is initially thought to be the prime suspect in the serial killings. However, after extensive interrogation by Detective Ramirez, the true story of horror and abomination is revealed. The film also stars Alisa Schulz (Cosmic Radio) and Azure Parsons (Elvis).
“Poe” was produced by Francis Xavier and Michael Kureth. The film musical score is composed by Oscar winner Elliot Goldenthal (Pet Sematary) and the special effects makeup was led by Jerry Constantine part of the Oscar winning team for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. The official theatrical trailer for the film and more information is available at www.TheMoviePoe.com.
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