Denzel Washington Returns as Robert McCall in “The Equalizer 3” Trailer

Robert McCall has some demons.

That’s to be expected considering the type of life McCall (Denzel Washington) led before he retired—the man was a government assassin, after all—which is why he devoted himself to meting out justice for those who would otherwise never get it. In the first trailer for The Equalizer 3, we find McCall’s new life in Southern Italy upended by a pesky little problem—the mafia. Yet knowing McCall, the problem will likely be theirs.

Washington and director Antoine Fuqua re-team for the third time on this franchise, building upon their long, fruitful collaboration. The two have made a terrific pair since 2001’s Training Day (Denzel won the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance), and with The Equalizer 3, they’ll be closing this particular chapter of their work together. The first Equalizer arrived in 2014 and has since seen both Fuqua’s 2018 sequel and a television series starring Queen Latifah, in which she plays Robin McCall.

The Equalizer 3 trailer—red band, so it’s raunchy—finds McCall believing he’s finally found a home, and some peace, in Southern Italy. But trouble has a way of finding McCall, and the man cannot but help meet it head-on. When the mafia starts messing with McCall’s new friends, he makes the fateful decision to take them on himself.

Joining Washington in the cast are Dakota Fanning, David Denman, Sonia Ammar, Eugenio Mastrandrea, Gaia Scodellaro, and Remo Girone.

Check out the trailer below. The Equalizer 3 hits theaters this fall:

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Featured image: Amalfi Coast, Italy – OCTOBER 19, 2022: Columbia Pictures and Escape Artists commence filming on THE EQUALIZER 3 – the third Robert McCall action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, written by Richard Wenk, based on the television series created by Michael Sloan and Richard Lindheim. PICTURED: (L to R) Director Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington. Photo by: Stefano Cristiiano Montesi


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