Denzel Washington stars as Roman J Israel Esq, in the film of the same name.
Roman J Israel Esq is a dramatic thriller set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when a turbulent series of events challenge the activism that has defined his career. Colin Farrell costars as the ambitious, monied lawyer who recruits Roman to his firm.
This is director Dan Gilroy’s second time behind the camera. His first endeavor was the critically acclaimed 2014 film Nightcrawler. Gilroy also wrote the film.
Denzel Washington has won Oscars for the movies Glory and Training Day. Stay tuned to see if he wins a third Oscar for the movie Roman J Israel Esq.