Denzel Washington and Viola Davis enter Oscar competition with ‘Fences’ trailer

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Even before prolongation began on “Fences” in  April, many awards deteriorate pundits already had a film’s stars on their lists of expected Oscar nominees.

On Tuesday, we got to see why, when Paramount Pictures put out a initial trailer for a film starring Viola Davis and Denzel Washington, who also served as a film’s director. 

Of course, a Broadway prolongation of “Fences” has prolonged been a vicious darling. Aug Wilson, who wrote a play and blending it for a vast screen, won a Pulitzer Prize for his work in 1987. That year, “Fences” also swept a Tony Awards, winning for best play, direction, featured singer (Mary Alice) and heading actor (James Earl Jones). When a prolongation was regenerated in 2010, a lead roles went to Washington and Davis, who were awarded Tonys for their performances.

Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, “Fences” tells a story of a 53-year-old late ball actor who is operative as a garbage gourmet to support his mother (Davis) and son (“The Leftovers” star Jovan Adepo). In a trailer, we watch Washington’s Troy — intimidating in his fiery-eyed power —  give his son a harrowing debate about how he doesn’t indispensably have to like his brood to yield for him.

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amy.kaufman@latimes.com

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