The Academy Award winner Denzel Washington is all set to appear in the remake of the Magnificent Seven. This critically acclaimed actor is known for his portrayal of characters such as Steve Biko in Cry Freedom, Malcolm X in Malcolm X, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter in The Hurricane, Herman Boone in Remember the Titans, Melvin B. Tolson in The Great Debaters, and Frank Lucas in American Gangster. Denzel has been seen as a featured actor in Jerry Bruckheimer’s produced films. He was also seen as a frequent collaborator of Tony Scott, the late director. He bagged prestigious awards in his career. He is the much-talked about winner of two Academy Awards, one for the Best Actor that he received for his portrayal of a character of a corrupt cop in Training Day, crime thriller, and another - Best Supporting Actor for Glory, a historical drama war film.