According to TVLine, actor Chris Noth (“Sex and the City”) was fired from the series “The Equalizer” after being accused of sexual abuse.
“Chris North will not appear in new episodes of ‘The Equalizer’,” Universal Television and CBS said in an official statement.
There is no information on how the writers will handle the character’s departure, but the actor will continue to appear in episodes already filmed.
The Hollywood Reporter website reported that three different women had accused the actor of sexual abuse. One revealed that she was raped by North in 2004 in the city of Los Angeles; another reported being mistreated in 2010; and the third commented that she was sexually assaulted by the star in 2015 in New York City.
Created by Andrew W. Marlowe and Terri Edda Miller, the production is based on the original series “The Punisher”, which aired between 1985 and 1989. Denzel Washington then starred in two films based on the series, which grossed over $ 400 million. of dollars in the box office series.
The plot follows Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman and single mother to her teenage daughter Delilah. Robyn is a woman with a mysterious background who uses her vast skills to help those with nowhere to turn, acting as a “guardian angel” and standing up for those who cannot defend themselves. In addition to helping many people, Robyn acts as a vigilante for justice, but always in search of her own vengeance.
Queen Latifah stars in the production. The cast also includes Adam Goldberg, Lorraine Toussaint and Liza Lapira.
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