Belfast Telegraph

Washington to take The Equalizer?

Denzel Washington could star in the big-screen remake of The Equalizer.

The Taking Of Pelham 123 actor is said to be considering the role of ageing former secret agent turned vigilante Robert McCall in the film version of the hit 1980s TV crime and action series, reported

Russell Crowe had reportedly been in talks to take the lead, with director Paul Haggis tipped to write the script.

British actor Edward Woodward originally starred as Robert in the TV series, which ran for four seasons from 1985 to 1989.

A number of guest stars, including Jerry Stiller, Macaulay Culkin, Christian Slater and Kevin Spacey, had cameos in the show.


From Belfast Telegraph