Roman J. Israel, Esq Movie

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A Los Angeles attorney, is offered a job at a prestigious law firm after the death of his longtime partner. He takes on a case that has life-altering repercussions.

Who's Involved:

Denzel Washington, Todd Black, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Brian Oliver, Dan Gilroy, Jennifer Fox, Hugo Armstrong

Release Date:

Friday, November 3, 2017 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hrs, 9 m

Plot: What's the story about?

A hard nosed liberal lawyer named Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner, the firm's front man, has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He finds out some unsettling things about what the crusading law firm as done that run afoul of his values of helping the poor and dispossessed, and finds himself in existential crisis that leads to extreme action.

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Crew: Who's making Roman J. Israel, Esq

A look at the Roman J. Israel, Esq behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Dan Gilroy last directed Velvet Buzzsaw and Nightcrawler. The film's writer Dan Gilroy last wrote Velvet Buzzsaw and Kong: Skull Island.


Dan Gilroy


Dan Gilroy


Todd Black
Jennifer Fox
Brian Oliver



Sony Pictures

Production Company

Cross Creek Pictures

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Key Facts

  1. Colin Farrell will play the slick, money-focused lawyer who recruits the researcher to his firm (Hollywood Reporter, 1/31/17).
  2. The under $40 million pic is Michael Clayton meets The Verdict (, 9/21/16).

Filming Timeline

On or about October 11, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about June 22, 2017, the film was in Post-Production status.

Just wrapped, eyeing a fourth-quarter 2017 release.

On or about April 14, 2017, the film was in Production status.

On or about September 22, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Begin production in Los Angeles in March.

Roman J. Israel, Esq Release Date: When was it released?

Roman J. Israel, Esq was released in 2017 on Friday, November 3, 2017 (Limited release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Thor: Ragnarok, The Killing of a Sacred Deer and My Friend Dahmer.

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