Viola Davis and Denzel Washington are front and center on the new Fences movie poster
Paramount Pictures has just released the official Fences movie poster and you can check out the stylish design in the gallery viewer at the bottom of this page.
Opening in theaters December 25, the Fences movie is directed by two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, who takes the director’s chair for the first time since 2007’s The Great Debaters. Featuring a screenplay by August Wilson, adapted from his own Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play. The film also stars Washington, acting alongside Viola Davis (The Help, Doubt), Jovan Adepo (The Leftovers), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close), Russell Hornsby (Grimm), Mykelti Williamson (Justified) and Saniyya Sidney (American Horror Story). In addition to acting and directing, Washington is also producing the Fences movie alongside Todd Black and Scott Rudin.
In Fences, an African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. The movie is based on the play “Fences,” which opened on Broadway in 1987. The production won Tony Awards for Best Play, Best Actor, James Earl Jones and Best Featured Actress, Mary Alice. A revival of “Fences” opened in 2010, and the production won Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play, Best Actor, Denzel Washington and Best Actress, Viola Davis.
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