Aly Semigran
February 24, 2012 AT 08:00 PM EST

A goatee-d John Cusack as author Edgar Allan Poe on the hunt for a terrifying copycat killer, mimicking his most famous works? That’s so The Raven. The new television preview for the upcoming gothic thriller, which hits theaters on April 27, is bookended by a blood-curdling scream and a fervent Poe/Cusack shouting, “I’ll send you to hell!” Plus, the movie trailer voice-over guy makes an appearance this time around, a guaranteed goosebump causer.

Watch the EW exclusive clip here:

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