Two-time Academy Award winner and five-time nominee Denzel Washington (Training Day, Selma) delivers a “riveting performance” says Peter Travers, Rolling Stone in the Roman J. Israel Esq DVD. Washington is nominated for a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for his portrayal of Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney who finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. The film also stars Colin Farrell (The Lobster, Beguiled), Carmen Ejogo (Selma, It Comes at Night), Amanda Warren (Mother!, “The Leftovers”) and Sam Gilroy (Beautiful Creatures), and is written and directed by Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler, Kong: Skull Island).
Roman J. Israel Esq. is a dramatic thriller set in the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is suddenly disrupted. When he is recruited to join a firm led by an 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, Roman J. Israel Esq. was produced by Jennifer Fox, Todd Black and Denzel Washington. Executive Producers are Brian Oliver, Betsy Danbury, Charles D. King, Kim Roth, Poppy Hanks, Michael Bloom, Adam Pincus, Aaron L. Gilbert, Alex Lebovici, Steve Ponce, Derek Dauchy, and Ben Ross. Columbia Pictures presents Roman J. Israel Esq. in association with Macro Media / Topic / Cross Creek Pictures / Bron Creative / The Culture China – Image Nation Abu Dhabi Content Fund, a Jennifer Fox / Escape Artists Production.
.Eight Deleted Scenes
–“Denzel Washington: Becoming Roman”
–“The Making of Roman J. Israel, ESQ.”
–“Colin Farrell: Discovering George”
Roman J Israel Esq Blu-Ray-$34.99
Roman J Israel Esq DVD-$30.99