Sony Pictures has pushed the release date for its upcoming remake The Equalizer from April 11, 2014 to September 26, 2014. The action-thriller goes up against Selfless and The Boxtrolls in its new release date.

Denzel Washington is attached to star as the title character, a private detective who has dedicated his life to bringing justice to those in need.

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Chloe Moretz will play a young prostitute who turns to Denzel Washington's title character for help. Marton Csokas, Melissa Leo, and David Meunier are also attached to star.

Antoine Fuqua is attached to direct from a screenplay by Richard Wenk, based on the CBS TV series The Equalizer which starred Edward Woodward and ran for four seasons between 1985 and 1989.