Queen Latifah is making The Equalizer right into a “Ladies First” small display platform come February with the launch of her starring position on CBS’s reboot collection of the traditional Nineteen Eighties crime procedural. The collection will appropriately be a part of the Eye Network’s different presently operating ‘80s reboots MacGyver and Magnum P.I.
Richard Lindheim, co-creator (with Michael Slone) of the Eye Network’s unique 1985-1989 tv collection, is again as co-creator and government producer, joined in that capability by star Latifah herself. The collection will function below showrunners Terri Miller and Andrew Marlowe, who’re additionally credited creators/government 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 traditional small display model. Likewise, Latifah embodies a model of the character named Robyn McCall, wielding an identical modus operandi for dishing out road 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 recreation in the end concludes.