A script that finds serious studio favor can push a project from long-simmering development into full boil, and that seems to have happened with Sony and The Equalizer
. Based on the TV series in which Edward Woodward
played a former covert ops expert who donates his services to people in trouble, the film will star Denzel Washington
as a new version of the title character.Richard Wenk
recently turned in a new script draft, and Sony likes ...