An ex-government operative strikes out on his own. more
Denzel Washington plays Robert McCall, a retired intelligence officer who helps the powerless. In the movie version, he is living a quiet life while working at a Home Depot, when one act of kindness toward a prostitute (Chloe Moretz) gets him embroiled with the Russian mob. Marton Csokas will play a vicious fixer for the Russians.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com