With nearly 50 movies under his belt, two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington can count on one hand the number of times he’s read a script and said yes instantly. The legal drama Roman J Israel, Esq. — written and directed by Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler) and in theatres Nov. 22 — is one of them. “It’s very rare where I’ve read a script and said, ‘Yup,’ right away,” Washington, 62, says down the line from Los Angeles. “In my own career, that’s only happened a handful of times.