'Roman J. Israel, Esq.' Trailer Introduces Denzel Washington's Legal Savant

'Nightcrawler' helmer Dan Gilroy directed the thriller.

Sony has released the first trailer for Roman J. Israel, Esq., introducing Denzel Washington as the titular legal savant.

Nightcrawler helmer Dan Gilroy directed the thriller, which centers on a Los Angeles attorney who is offered a job at a prestigious law firm after the death of his longtime partner. He then takes on a case that has life-altering repercussions.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. made its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival last month. It hits theaters on Nov. 3.