Directed by Antoine Faqua, The Equalizer is based off the 80′s series of the same name.
In “Equalizer,” Denzel Washington plays Robert McCall, a “former black ops commando who faked his death for a quiet life in Boston.” McCall is drawn out of retirement after he sees a young girl named Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz) kidnapped by Russian gangsters.
Soon after they casuallymeet, she is snatched by gangsters, and McCall goes on a quest to rescue her. The trailer depicts the character taking on a bevy of bad guys, even using a stopwatch to time himself defeating a gang in less than 20 seconds.
.”Sounds like another version of ‘Man on Fire.’ “The Equalizer” is scheduled to hit theaters Sept. 26.