Queen Latifah is starring in CBS’s upcoming television adaptation of the 2014 Denzel Washington sledge-fest The Equalizer.
On January 9, CBS released a short teaser for the show on Twitter. Latifah stars in the series as Robyn McCall, a single mother with a mysterious background who uses her skills to protect and defend those who cannot do so for themselves. While acting as a guardian angel to others, Robyn is also seeking her own redemption.
She’s the one you call when you can’t call 911. #TheEqualizer premieres February 7 after the Super Bowl on @CBS and @CBSAllAccess. pic.twitter.com/Hsu3Ubs41a
— The Equalizer (@TheEqualizerCBS) January 9, 2021
Besides her starring role, Latifah is also credited as a co-creator of the series alongside Richard Lindheim, who was one of the creators of the original series. John Fox, John Davis, Debra Martin Chase, Andrew Marlowe and Terri Miller serve as executive producers.
The Equalizer, is set to premiere on February 7, after the Super Bowl.