Denzel and Dakota Reunite! Here's Everything You Need To Know About 'The Equalizer 3'

Six new stars added to the cast.

In 2014, Denzel Washington dazzled the screen in Antoine Fuqua's film The Equalizer, based on the 1980s TV series of the same name. It impressed at the box office, prompting a sequel in 2018. Now, Washington and Fuqua are back for a third installment in 2023, and they'll be joined by a new cast that includes Dakota Fanning.

Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming film The Equalizer 3.

Is The Equalizer 3 happening?

Yes! Antoine Fuqua had expressed interest about doing a third film in the series since back in 2018 when the sequel came out. And in early 2022, it was officially confirmed that the movie would be made, with Fuqua and Denzel Washington returning.

When does The Equalizer 3 release?

The Equalizer 3 will be released in theaters Sept. 1, 2023.

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Who stars in The Equalizer 3?

Naturally, Denzel Washington is set to return in The Equalizer 3, reprising his role as Robert McCall. In June 2022, it was announced he'd be joined by Dakota Fanning. This marks the first reunion between the two actors since 2004's Man on Fire.

Denzel Washington

Dakota Fanning

Gaia Scodellaro

Eugenio Mastrandrea

Remo Girone

Sonia Ammar

Daniele Perrone

Andrea Scarduzio

Andrea Dodero

Who is directing The Equalizer 3?

Antoine Fuqua

Fuqua returns to The Equalizer franchise after directing the first two films. He is most well known for his work on 2001's Training Day which he also did with Washington, who won an Academy Award for his work. He has also directed the remake of The Magnificent Seven and the action movie Olympus Has Fallen.

Who wrote the script for The Equalizer 3?

The Equalizer 3 was written by Richard Wenk. Producers include Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Washington, Fuqua, Clayton Townsend, Alex Siskin, Steve Tisch, Tony Eldridge and Michael Sloan.

What is The Equalizer 3 about?

Producers are keeping plot details under close wraps. The official plot synopsis for The Equalizer 3 simply reads "The further exploits of former operative Robert McCall." Additionally, Fuqua has said in previous interviews that he had hopes that Robert McCall's adventures would go international. So it's possible we'll see an overseas trip for the third movie.

Is there a trailer for The Equalizer 3?

As the film has only recently been announced, things have yet to be filmed, yet alone a trailer. But check back when it gets closer to September 2023 for a trailer and any other news.

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