Roman J. Israel, Esq. 

 

Dramatic Thriller

November 17, 2017 (Exclusive)

November 22, 2017 (Wide)

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.

Written and Directed by: Dan Gilroy

Produced by: Jennifer Fox

Todd Black

Denzel Washington

Executive Producers: Brian Oliver

Betsy Danbury

Charles D. King

Kim Roth

Poppy Hanks

Michael Bloom

Adam Pincus

Aaron L. Gilbert

Alex Lebovici

Steve Ponce

Derek Dauchy

Ben Ross

Cast:

Denzel Washington

Colin Farrell

Carmen Ejogo

The film has been rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for language and some violence.  Credits not final