Melissa Leo To Advise Denzel In “The Equalizer”

Melissa Leo is in negotiations to join Denzel Washington in the Antoine Fuqua’s big screen “The Equalizer” reboot at Sony Pictures.

Washington plays Robert McCall, a retired covert operative who becomes a for hire “fixer” for anyone who needs it.

Leo will play McCall’s former counter-terrorism handler who provides him with intelligence about who he is facing when he runs up against a new adversary.

Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch will produce. Shooting begins mid-June in Boston.

Source: Deadline