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Weinstein Acquires the Equalizer Rights

December 3, 2005 (3:28 am) GMT
The Weinstein Company has acquired the rights to develop and produce a feature film based on the original hit television series "The Equalizer"

The Weinstein Company is reported to have acquired the rights to develop and produce "," a feature film based on the original hit television series of the same name, from its original creators Michael Sloan and Richard Lindheim. And the producers up for the flick among others are Mace Neufeld, Tony Eldridge and Sloan himself.

"The Equalizer" is a drama genre follows the story of Robert McCall, a veteran covert operative who, seeking redemption for his dark deeds, quits a CIA-like agency and puts an advertisement in the paper that reads simply: "Got a problem? Odds against you? Call the Equalizer." Meanwhile, Eric Robinson and Brenden Deneen will oversee production on behalf of The Weinstein Company.

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