I wonder if Fuqua had to fight the studio to keep the slow pace of the script. The film was made by Sony; there’s probabaly a leaked email about it somewhereRead more "Die Hardware: The Equalizer"
Some producers were nervous about the film’s portrayal of less than virtuous police officers; the fairly frequent use of the N-word; and most of all, I suspect, the representation of gang-bangers as functioning members of their community instead of cartoonish villains.Read more "Fluffing Day: Bad Cops, Bad Hair – TRAINING DAY (2001)"
By Niall McArdle When the news surfaced a few years ago that Hollywood was planning a big-screen adaptation of classic 1980s CBS series The Equalizer, my first thought was “uh-oh”. Film versions of much-loved television series generally tend to be difficult to pull off crap. For every Charlie’s Angels (which had the good sense to embrace the […]Read more "The Equalizer: Will Washington Equal Woodward? (Trailer Review)"