Denzel Washington & Colin Farrell Lawyer Up For ROMAN J ISRAEL, ESQ. Trailer October 6, 2017 “I’m tired of doing the impossible for the ungrateful.” From ‘Nightcrawler’ director Dan Gilory (‘Nightcrawler’) comes a dramatic thriller set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. ROMAN J ISRAEL, ESQ. stars Denzel Washington a driven, idealistic defence attorney whose life is upended when a turbulent series of events challenge the activism that has defined his career. Colin Farrell co-stars as the ambitious, monied lawyer who recruits Roman to his firm. Irish release date is December 1, 2017.