London, (ANI): Gladiator star Russell Crowe is set to star
in a remake of American television series 'The Equalizer" in the
role that had been made famous by English actor Edward Woodward.
Crowe, 46, has signed up to star in a new film adaptation of the
1980s action series, which starred Woodward as an ageing New York
vigilante with a mysterious past who solves problems and settle
scores, the Daily Star reports.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the movie has been in
development since 2005, but now looks set to finally move forward
with Crowe on board.
The film is the latest in a series of 1980s remakes, which have
graced the big screen recently, including The A-Team and
The Karate Kid.