"Crash" Director May Write Big-Screen Version of "The Equalizer" 


Remember the 1985 CBS show "The Equalizer" starring Edward Woodward as Robert McCall? Well, the show is getting a big screen makeover and Paul Haggis, the guy who gave us the Oscar-winning crash, is currently thinking of writing the project.

Haggis, who recently directed Russell Crowe in "The Next Three Days," may reteam with the star again who is set to play Robert McCall aka the equalizer.

The direction of the big screen version is still being decided, but with the participation of Haggis and Crowe, and given the material's decidedly grim tone, the will will be dark. But the big question, will they use the memorable theme song composed by Police drummer Stewart Copeland?

Let's jump into the way-back time machine and watch "The Equalizer's" intro featuring Copeland's decidedly jarring theme music:



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