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: What's your book about?
Robert McCall: It's about a guy who is a knight in shining armor, except he lives in a world where knights don't exist anymore.

Got to be who you are in this world, no matter what.

Robert McCall

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