Queen Latifah takes the ‘Equalizer’ reins within the action-packed reboot of ‘The Equalizer.’ The brand new sequence obtained the coveted post-Tremendous Bowl spot, and Queen Latifah is the heroine all of us want proper now.
The Equalizer kicks off with a younger lady locking up a diner. When she heads out into the alley, a person comes working. Instantly, two males present up and shoot him lifeless. The 2 males go after her, and she or he hides beneath the bar. They’ve to depart due to the police, leaving the younger lady terrified.
The following day, the detective on the case, Dante, exhibits up on the scene of the crime. The younger lady remains to be on the diner, and he brings her in to speak about what occurred. He’s pulled apart to be proven safety footage, which exhibits the lady taking pictures the sufferer and never the 2 males. When he walks again out, the lady is gone.
Queen Latifah’s Robin has been working a charity (supposedly), however now she’s staying dwelling to boost her teenage daughter, Delilah. Whereas she’s out buying along with her daughter, a person comes up and bumps into her. He drops her a observe to satisfy him at Marvel Wheel at 10 p.m. The person, William Bishop, tells her that the CIA needs her again, and so they’re going to supply her something to make peace along with her. He additionally tells her that she will come work for him in personal safety if she needs. Robin is hesitant. One thing occurred previously in Venezuela, and she or he’s haunted by the folks she couldn’t save.
The younger lady from the diner, Jewel, is on the hunt for a brand new ID so she will get out of city. She heads to the amusement park the place Robin is, and Robin is straight away suspicious when she sees the lady with an older man. When Jewel tries to depart, the lads received’t let her go. Robin exhibits up and confronts the lads. She offers them the chance to let the lady go and go away, however they chuckle at her. They pull out their weapons, and she or he owns them. It’s Robin’s world, and so they higher be glad they’re nonetheless dwelling in it.
Robin agrees to assist Jewel. Robin brings her to a secret condominium. Robin’s associates, Mel and Harry, marvel why she’s going to such nice lengths to save lots of this lady. Robin believes Jewel’s story and doesn’t need her to get caught up in one thing that would destroy her. Robin and her associates start investigating. Robin manages to get herself out of a constructing she was trying into earlier than it explodes. Regardless of the hazard, she doesn’t cease making an attempt to get solutions. Despite the fact that she was explicitly instructed to remain put, Jewel exhibits up at her scholarship interview. When she does, she’s picked up by the police. Later, Robin breaks her out of police custody, and so they take off on Robin’s motorbike.
Robin’s investigation leads her to Reese Pruitt, a tech entrepreneur. She confronts him concerning the man who was killed, and he doesn’t hand over any info. She faucets into his cellphone, and he reveals to his workforce that he needs her lifeless. Robin will get a tip and heads to a library the place she finds an SD card. Earlier than she will take off, Robin is knocked out by the lads who killed the person at the start of the episode.
When she wakes up, the lads inform her that she’s going to die tonight. They waterboard her and probe her with questions. They admit to killing the sufferer, and that’s when the tables flip. She has backup and didn’t sign for them to come back in till she had their confessions. William Bishop exhibits as much as deal with them, and he tells Robin to go end Reese. She goes after Reese and takes him down. Whereas making an attempt to discount along with her, he says everybody has a worth. “Not me,” she says.
After the case is closed, she takes Jewel to her scholarship interview. Later, Robin admits to her daughter that she stole a automobile when she was a youngster. She obtained fortunate with the decide and doesn’t need her daughter to take pointless dangers like she did. In the meantime, Detective Dante begins to drag info on Robin as she sends an nameless message out to those that may have her assist.