Years ago Jason Statham was all set to star in a reboot of The Equalizer. “Odds against you? Need help
For whatever reason it fell through and entered development hell until director Antoine Fuqua checked in to give it a try. And apparently he knocked it out of the park, because reports suggested that a mid-December test screening blew the roof off and garnered the “highest scores for an R-Rated movie in the studio’s (SONY) history”. Yes, R-Rated and highly popular.
So popular Sony are fixing to do a sequel. Denzel Washington has said he’d never do a sequel, yet here Sony is preparing for one for this – surely they wouldn’t without the key star on board? Is the movie so good that Washington is breaking his own rule?