Russell Crowe to play lead in `The Equalizer`

Updated: Jun 17, 2010, 10:05 AM IST

London: Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe is set to play Robert McCall in a big screen adaptation of hit TV show "The Equalizer".

The "Robin Hood" star will play the dark character, made famous by Edward Woodward in the 1980s TV crime series, reports

The storyline of the movie is yet to be finalised.