Denzil Washington plays the Equalizer in a re-boot of the 80s television series.
Taking on a role made famous in the eighties by the uniquely named Edward Woodward, Denzil Washington takes the television series to the big screen in a modern re-boot that keeps faith with the original concept. Washington plays McCall one man capable of righting wrongs, the Equalizer.
Denzel Washington plays 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.