Reuniting with his “Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua, Denzel plays the part!

When hiring folks to play big parts sometimes the execs know just who to choose to play the part. I don’t think you could ever go wrong artistically or financially when choosing Denzel, though! Columbia Pictures has released the first poster for director Antoine Fuqua’s The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington in a big screen version of the role Edward Woodward played on the ’80s CBS series.

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Washington headlines as McCall, a former black ops commando who has faked his death to live a quiet life in Boston. When he comes out of his self-imposed retirement to rescue a young girl, Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), he finds himself face to face with ultra-violent Russian gangsters. As he serves vengeance against those who brutalize the helpless, McCall’s desire for justice is reawakened. If someone has a problem, the odds are stacked against them, and they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

Also starring in the film are Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman, Haley Bennett, and Marton Cskokas.

Peep the promo poster:

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