CBS Entertainment has released the Official Synopsis of The Equalizer episode “It Takes a Village” (1.04) that will be aired on Sunday, February 28 at 8:00-9:00 PM.
McCall investigates a community activist’s staged suicide and uncovers a connection between his murder and his protests over local real estate development. Also, Delilah’s driving lessons lead McCall and Aunt Vi to teach her an even bigger lesson regarding personal accountability.
“The Equalizer” is starring Queen Latifah (Robyn McCall), Tory Kittles (Detective Marcus Dante), Adam Goldberg (Harry Keshegian), Liza Lapira (Melody “Mel” Bayani), Laya DeLeon Hayes (Delilah), With: Lorraine Toussaint (Viola “Vi” Marsette), And: Chris Noth (William Bishop).
Guest Cast are Marcus Callender (Malcolm King), Jasmine Carmichael (Crystal Gibson), Robert G. McKay (Charles Evans), Jayson Wesley (Kenya), Bryan Reynoso (Los), Scott Cohen (Robert Harrington, Sr.), Zach Appleman (Edwin Harrington), Zai Stevens (Boy #1), Emperor Kaioyus (Boy #2), Venida Evans (Ms. Sharpe), Maria Lawson (Neighbor #1), Stacey Sherell (Neighbor #2), Nayab Hussain (Lawyer), Faye Yvetter McQueen (Resident #1), Michael Bakkensen (Guard #1).
This episode is written by Joseph C. Wilson and directed by Randy Zisk.
In The Equalizer, Queen Latifah stars as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. As McCall acclimates to civilian life, she is compelled to use her considerable resources to help Jewel (Lorna Courtney), a teenager accused of murder and on the run from the criminals who framed her for the crime, on the series premiere of the re-imagined classic series
Based on The original series by Richard Lindheim & Michael Sloan, “The Equalizer” is Produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with CBS Studios with Executive Producers Andrew Marlowe, Terri Miller, Dana Owens (Queen Latifah), John Davis, John Fox, Debra Martin Chase, Richard Lindheim, Shakim Compere and director Liz Friedlander (pilot only).