Dailies | First Look at Denzel Washington as ‘The Equalizer’ (Photos)

First Look at Denzel Washington as 'The Equalizer' (Photos)

Chloe Grace Moretz co-stars in director Antoine Fuqua's adaptation of the '80s TV show

Denzel Washington is returning to hero mode this fall in “The Equalizer,” and Sony has released the first look at the 59-year-old actor playing the part.

The photo (above) shows Washington as Robert McCall — a former black ops commando who faked his death for a quiet life in Boston — walking beside co-star Chloe  Grace Moretz, who plays a young girl he agrees to come out of retirement for and protect from Russian gangsters.

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“The Equalizer” reteams Washington with his “Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua for the big-screen adaptation of a TV series of the same name that ran for four seasons between 1985 and 1989.

“It's a classic story, the innocent girl and the guy coming in to save the day and kick some butt,” Washington told USA Today. “You'll get some popcorn and escape for a couple of hours.”

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Take a look at two more stills from the Sept. 26 release, below:

Denzel Washington - The Equalizer

 

Denzel Washington - The Equalizer Inside