Roman J. Israel, Esq.
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
Executive Producers: Brian Oliver
Charles D. King
Aaron L. Gilbert
The film has been rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for language and some violence. Credits not final