The Equalizer: Chloe Moretz to Star Opposite Denzel Washington

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The choice of female lead to star as a prostitute alongside the 58-year-old Denzel Washington in The Equalizer is a somewhat surprising one, as the 16-year-old Chloe Moretz has signed on.

The film, an adaptation of the 1980s TV show, stars Washington as a former covert ops officer who atones for past sins by helping others in need.

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Washington and Director Antoine Fuqua (Olympus Has Fallen) looked at a number of actresses for the role, which was originally meant to be a twenty-something. Ultimately, Moretz was chosen for her on-screen chemistry with Washington.

Moretz can next be seen in Kick-Ass 2, which will premiere August 16.

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The Equalizer Quotes

Teri: He catch that fish yet?
Robert McCall: Hmm?
Teri: Your book
Robert McCall: Oh, yeah, yeah, he did.
Teri: It's a happy ending.
Robert McCall: Not exactly. The old man met his greatest adversary just when he thought that part of his life was over.
Teri: Why didn't he just let the fish go?
Robert McCall: Old man's gotta be the old man. Fish has got to be the fish.

Progress. Not Perfection.

Robert McCall

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