An official trailer has been released by Sony Pictures Entertainment for The Equalizer 2, which sees Denzel Washington reprising his role from the 2014 original.
The movie is, believe it or not, the first sequel Washington has appeared in over the course of his remarkable four-decade career. Starring alongside him is Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Bill Pullman, and Melissa Leo.
Continue below for a brief synopsis for The Equalizer 2 and to give the official trailer a watch.
Denzel Washington returns to one of his signature roles in the first sequel of his career. Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed – but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?
The Equalizer movies are based on the crime drama TV series of the same name, which aired on CBS and ran from 1985 to 1989. It was created by Michael Sloan and Richard Lindheim.
Original director Antoine Fuqua (who directed Washington in Training Day, which won the actor his second Academy Award, and the recent remake of The Magnificent Seven as well) returns to direct the sequel. He also directed Tears of the Sun, King Arthur, Shooter, Brooklyn’s Finest, Olympus Has Fallen, and Southpaw.
Original screenwriter Richard Wenk also penned the sequel. Wenk’s previous credits include 16 Blocks, The Mechanic, The Expendables 2, The Magnificent Seven, and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
Also included below is an international trailer for the sequel and a poster.
The Equalizer 2 will be released in theaters on July 20th.
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