Movies | October 5, 2017 2:50 pm

Denzel Washington Plays a Lawyer on the Edge in Dramatic New Trailer

'Roman J. Israel, Esq.' hits theaters in November and is from the director of 'Nightcrawler.'

Denzel Washington as Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Sony Pictures/IMDB)
Denzel Washington as Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Sony Pictures/IMDB)

Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington is gearing up for a high-powered performance in Roman J. Israel, Esq., in which he portrays a defense attorney with questionable temperament navigating the blustery underbelly of the criminal justice system in Los Angeles. Directed by Oscar-nominated Nightcrawler filmmaker Dan Gilroy, this trailer is worth pausing to watch.