Haley Bennett has joined Antoine Fuqua's upcoming action drama The Equalizer.

The film centers on secret agent Robert McCall (Denzel Washington), who finds himself living the easy life working at a local hardware store. His peace is interrupted when an act of kindness to a prostitute (Chloe Moretz) catapults him into a conflict with the Russian mob. Melissa Leo is playing his former supervisor, who now is an informant.

Antoine Fuqua is directing from a script by Richard Wenk. Escape Artists' Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch are producing with Alex Siskin, Mace Neufeld, Tony Eldridge, Michael Sloan, and Denzel Washington.

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Production is scheduled to begin this month in Boston with a April 11, 2014 release date being targeted.

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