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A couple of years ago, Sony was looking to remake The Equalizer TV series as a feature film with Russell Crowe attached to star. The project had been in development for a while, but in the wake of The A-Team movie, it was re-energized following a sudden surge of interest in '80s TV properties. Since then, Denzel Washington has taken over the lead role instead of Russell Crowe with Richard Wenk (The Expendables 2, The Mechanic) writing the script. After almost a year without any updates on this project, this week it appears that they have finally found a director: Drive helmer Nicolas Winding Refn. The series ran on CBS in the late '80s and starred Edward Woodward as a retired spy named Robert McCall who offers his services free of charge to those in need. Not only is the premise somewhat similar to The A-Team, but it »

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