Queen Latifah Is Starring As One Of Denzel Washington’s Characters On The Small Screen

by Krystal Franklin

November 6, 2019

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Another one of Denzel Washingtons famous movie roles (Russell Hornsby will play the actor’s character in The Bone Collector coming to NBC) is being recast and this time Queen Latifah is at the helm.

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According to Deadline, “The Equalizer stars Queen Latifah as an enigmatic figure who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.” Washington starred in both the 2014 film and 2018 sequel.

Latifah’s role is a reimagining of sorts and marks the return of the franchise to the small screen, which made its debut on CBS in 1985 and starred Edward Woodward.

If you missed her performance on Tuesday night’s The Little Mermaid Live!, watch a clip below.

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