|Directed by||:||Antoine Fuqua||Produced by||:||Todd Black Jason Blumenthal Denzel Washington||Screenplay by||:||Richard Wenk||Based on||:||The Equalizer by Michael Sloan Richard Lindheim||Production company||:||Columbia Pictures Escape Artists||Country||:||United States|
The Equalizer 2 (sometimes promoted as The Equalizer II or EQ2) is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua. It is the sequel to the 2014 film The Equalizer, which was based on the TV series of the same name. The film stars Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Melissa Leo, and Bill Pullman. It follows retired United States Marine and ex-DIA agent Robert McCall as he sets out on a path of revenge after one of his friends is killed. The film is the fourth collaboration between Washington and Fuqua, following Training Day (2001), The Equalizer (2014), and The Magnificent Seven (2016).