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August Wilson’s Fences Comes to the Screen in a Powerful Trailer With Denzel Washington and Viola Davis

For those fearing that Denzel Washington’s Fences adaptation would fail to do justice to August Wilson’s searing 1983 play, this debut trailer offers some hope. With Washington and Viola Davis returning to the roles that won them great acclaim (and Tony Awards) during the play’s 2010 Broadway revival—and with Wilson adapting the play himself for the screen—this first glimpse of the new Fences proves that a cast and crew who are intimately familiar with the original text can go a very long way in preserving the integrity of a work.
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