Fences has to be one of the most highly anticipated films of 2016.
Not only is it based off a play by August Wilson, it stars veteran actors Denzel Washington and Viola Davis!
The Paramount Pictures film is about an African American father and former baseball player now working as a garbage collector in Pittsburgh, and raising a family. The film takes place in the 1950’s, and portrays Washington’s character dealing with struggles of race relations and coming to grips with certain events happening to him with his family, work, etc.
Denzel not only stars in the film, but he also works on it as producer and director. Todd Black and Scott Rudin are also producers on the project along with Washington. Executive producers on the film are Molly Allen, Eli Bush, Jason Cloth, Aaron L. Gilbert, Charles King and Kim Roth.
“This important and beloved play has been a passion of Denzel’s for many years and it is with great excitement that we embark together to bring his dream project to the big screen,” Brad Grey, Paramount chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, said in a statement.
Now here comes your chance to win free movie passes to see the film before it debuts on Christmas Day! All you have to do is be one of the first fifteen people to answer the five questions below correctly!
- Name another play written by August Wilson.
- What is the name of Viola Davis’s hit show on ABC?
- What decade is “Fences” set in?
- What are the names of Denzel and Viola’s characters in the movie?
- What other August Wilson play has been made into a film?
Now leave your answers, name, and email address in the comments section below. Remember only the first FIFTEEN people will win! May the odds be in your favor lol!