Queen Latifah is making The Equalizer right into a “Ladies First” small display platform come February with the launch of her starring function on CBS’s reboot sequence of the basic Eighties crime procedural. The sequence will appropriately be part of the Eye Network’s different at present working ‘80s reboots MacGyver and Magnum P.I.
Richard Lindheim, co-creator (with Michael Slone) of the Eye Network’s authentic 1985-1989 tv sequence, is again as co-creator and govt producer, joined in that capability by star Latifah herself. The sequence will function underneath showrunners Terri Miller and Andrew Marlowe, who’re additionally credited creators/govt producers.
Of course, The Equalizer is coming off a cross-media Renaissance of kinds, having spawned two profitable motion film offshoots from director Antoine Fuqua—launched in 2014 and 2018, respectively—starring Denzel Washington as grizzled vigilante Robert McCall, a personality reinvented from the late Edward Woodward’s basic small display model. Likewise, Latifah embodies a model of the character named Robyn McCall, wielding an analogous modus operandi for shelling out avenue justice.
The Equalizer Reboot Series Release Date
The Equalizer premieres on CBS for a coveted post-Super-Bowl slot on Sunday, Feb. 7, tentatively at 10-11 p.m. EST/7-8 p.m. PT, relying, after all, on what time the massive sport finally concludes.