The trailer for Denzel Washington’s Fences
Paramount Pictures has debuted the trailer for Denzel Washington’s Fences, opening in theaters on December 25.
Fences is directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson, adapted from Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play. The film stars Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, and Saniyya Sydney. The film is produced by Denzel Washington, 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.