• The outsider hero is hero riding into town, he's the gunslinger, shame - the same thing, he didn't want to do it anymore, he wanted to live a different life but part of who you are sort of haunts you and you can't run away from evil and if you have special skills, and most people are mistreated, which is unfortunately in our world, we always need an equalizer, that type of character to come to our rescue.

    "Director Antoine Fuqua Talks the Equalizer, Westerns, the Hard R Rating, Changes From the 80s Series, and More on Set". Interview with Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub, August 25, 2014.