Denzel Washington in First Trailer for Dan Gilroy’s ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’

Dan Gilroy’s DramaticThriller

Denzel Washington plays an idealistic lawyer fighting for justice in a troubled legal system in the first trailer for “Nightcrawler” writer-director Dan Gilroy’s new film, Roman J Israel, Esq.

The movie premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival where reviews were generally mixed. The cast also includes Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Lynda Gravatt, Amanda Warren, Hugo Armstrong, Sam Gilroy, Tony Plana, DeRon Horton and Amari Cheatom.

Watch the Roman J. Israel, Esq. trailer (+ poster) below, originally from EW.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. opens in theaters on November 3.

Dan Gilroy’s DramaticThriller

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.

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