In this action drama directed by Antoine Fuqua, Washington plays McCall, a former Black Ops agent who fakes his own death in order to dedicate himself to a quiet life. After meeting a young Russian girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he comes out of his self imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice re-awakened. Co-starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Bill Pullman, David Harbour and Melissa Leo.
Well, I think he’s looking to put his past behind him and circumstances brought him here, working at Walmart. He’s trying real hard. I actually say…there’s a line I say, ‘I’ve done a lot of bad things in the past, things I’m not proud of.’ I actually promised, in my back story, I promised my wife that I wouldn’t go back to being that person, but you wouldn’t have a movie then [laughs], so he’s drawn back in.