Denzel Washington has played a lot of roles in his illustrious career, but even after 40 years in the game, this may be the first time we’ve seen him as a bad a** cowboy.
In the new film The Magnificent 7, Washington plays Sam Chisolm, an outlaw tasked with helping a town protect themselves from a deadly showdown. But Chisolm doesn’t go it alone, he has six others alongside him to help fight for the town of Rose Creek. Take a peek at the synopsis and trailer below.
Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ The Magnificent Seven. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), Jack Horne (Vincent D’Onofrio), Billy Rocks (Byung-Hun Lee), Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.