First Clip To Denzel Washington’s Legal Thriller “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” 

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First Clip To Denzel Washington’s Legal Thriller “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” 
Posted by Wilson Morales

November 6, 2017

Sony Pictures has released the first clip to writer-director Dan Gilroy’s legal thriller, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” starring Denzel Washington.

The film had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and will hit limited theaters on November 17 and go wide on November 22. 

Previously known as “Inner City,” the cast also includes Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Nazneen Contractor, Joseph David-Jones DeRon Horton, Lynda Gravatt, Amanda Warren, Shelley Hennig, Hugo Armstrong, Sam Gilroy, Tony Plana, and Amari Cheatom.

Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Nazneen Contractor, Amanda Warren, Joseph David-Jones, DeRon Horton, Tony Plana, and Amari Cheatom

Roman J. Israel, Esq. is set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when his mentor, a civil rights icon, dies. When he is recruited to join a firm led by one of the legendary man’s former students – the ambitious lawyer George Pierce (Colin Farrell) – and begins a friendship with a young champion of equal rights (Carmen Ejogo), a turbulent series of events ensue that will put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test.

The film was produced by Jennifer Fox, Todd Black, and Denzel Washington.  The Director of Photography is Robert Elswit, ASC. The Production Designer is Kevin Kavanaugh. The Editor is John Gilroy, ACE.  The Costume Designer is Francine Jamison-Tanchuck.  Music by James Newton Howard.

TV Spot – Fight

Clip – Hope Don’t Get the Job Done


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