January 10, 2013
Nicolas Winding Refn Exits Talks To Direct THE EQUALIZER
Collider reports that director Nicolas Winding Refn has ended talks with Sony Pictures to make The Equalizer which stars Denzel Washington. A reason isn't given but it's possible that his involvement with Logan's Run and The Button Man could have been a conflict. Either way, the production is still set to start in May. Refn's Only God Forgives which has the director re-teaming with his Drive star Ryan Gosling is set for a May 23rd. Another possible conflict with The Equalizer's production schedule.