In November 2019, information broke that Queen Latifah would star in a CBS pilot for The Equalizer, an replace on the 1980s CBS crime drama that additionally impressed the Denzel Washington movie franchise of the identical title. In keeping with a press launch, the actress will lead the solid as Robyn McCall, “an enigmatic lady with a mysterious background who makes use of her intensive abilities to assist these with nowhere else to show.”
“McCall presents to most as a median single mother who’s quietly elevating her teenage daughter,” the discharge teases. “However to a trusted few, she is The Equalizer — an nameless guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who’s additionally dogged in her pursuit of non-public redemption.”
A premiere date hasn’t been introduced, however becoming a member of the Queen in The Equalizer solid are Chris Noth, Adam Goldberg, Lorraine Toussaint, Tory Kittles, Liza Lapira and Laya DeLeon Hayes.