Russell CroweRemember The Equalizer? Of course you do. For those under 30's out there who don't understand the question, it was a classic 80s TV series that starred British actor Edward Woodward as Robert McCall a former secret service agent who became a vigilante on the mean streets of New York.

Acting as a private detective for hire, people found him through a classified ad that appeared in the opening credits - "Odds against you? Call The Equalizer".

Now it has emerged that Russell Crowe is behind a project to bring The Equalizer to the big screen taking on Edward Woodward's character. According to the LA Times, the project is in the hands of Hunt For Red October producer Mace Neufeld but no studio is attached as yet.

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