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Last Night in NYC: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Usher and More Attend Special NYC Screening of Fences

Last Night at the Rose Theater, at the famed Jazz at Lincoln Center located in NYC, Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and the cast of Fences movie hit the red carpet for a special screening. The special night also proudly supported the Boys & Girls Clubs of America whom Denzel has been a proud spokesperson for many years.

Pauletta Washington, Denzel Washington.
Pauletta Washington, Denzel Washington.

Fences other cast members that graced red carpet alongside Denzel and Viola were Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney, Jovan Adepo, Stephen Mckinley and Russell Hornsby.

Of course the people behind the amazing the film were in attendance as well, executive producers Dale Wells, Charles D.King, Aaron L.Gilbert and Molly Allen,co-executive producer Brad Feinstein,production designer David Gropman and producer Todd Black.

Other notable guests in attendance were R&B superstar Usher, actress Denise Vasi, U.S.gymnastics Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas, Civil Rights activist Rev.Al Sharpton, actress/singer/dancer Adrienne Warren, actress Zainab Jah, actress Bebe Neurith,actress Afton Williamson & many more.

After the screening it was time to celebrate, the cast and guests hit Tavern on The Green for the official screening after party. The iconic actress Phylicia Rashad came out to celebrate with the cast and crew of Fences last night and yes she looked amazing.

-Pictured: Phylicia Rashad.-
-Pictured: Phylicia Rashad.-

The night looked truly amazing as all of that black star power converged on NYC last night to celebrate a powerful film.

Fences is in theaters now in select cities NY and LA and opens Nationwide on Christmas Day. For more photos from the night hit the gallery below and after that hit the next page to see three clips from the film.

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Last Night in ATL: ‘Fences’ Stars Denzel Washington, Jovan Adepo, Mykelti Williams & More Attend Screening and Special Town Hall Discussion [Photos]

Last Night, December 7th, in Atlanta,at the Regal Cinemas at Atlantic Station, tastemakers and special invited guest were treated to a special advanced screening of the powerful film Fences. The film stars Denzel Washington who plays Troy Maxson, an African-American man trying to raise his family in the 1950’s while dealing with race relations and coming to terms with events that went on his life. His wife Rose Maxson (Viola Davis) is there to let him know he’s not alone in this battle and help him build a relationship with his son Cory (Jovan Adepo) and is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning August Wilson play.

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Notable guest who attended the screening were Ludacris his wife Eudoxie, stars of the film Denzel Washington and his wife Pauletta Washington accompanied him, Jovan Adepo, Mykelti Williams, Stephen HendersonFrank Sanchez who serves as the National Vice President of Sports Entertainment Alumni Development at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Atlanta Mayor, Kasim Reed.

That’s not all that took place that night, there was also a special town hall discussion moderated by FLY guy Terrence J, held at Morehouse College where the cast fielded questions and got into details about the highly anticipated film.

In more Fences news, the film was also nominated for six Critic’s Choice Awards alongside Hidden Figures. So congrats are in order for that accomplishment as well.

Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.
Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.

Fences arrives in theaters Christmas Day! For more photos from the amazing night in Atlanta checkout the gallery below.

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Watch The Powerful New Trailer For ‘Fences’ Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis

Fences already had folks talking Oscar worthy just off its first trailer, this new trailer only gets the people talking more!

Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.
Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.

Based of the Pulitzer Prize-winning August Wilson play, directed by and starring Denzel Washington who plays Troy Maxson, an African-American man trying to raise his family in the 1950’s while dealing with race relations and coming to terms with events that went on his life. His wife Rose Maxson (Viola Davis) is there to let him know he’s not alone in this battle and help him build a relationship with his son Cory (Jovan Adepo).

So soak in the powerful trailer above while your still enjoying those Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Fences is in theaters, Christmas Day, December 25th!

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Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Gives Stunning Performance In ‘FENCES’ [Video]

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, 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.

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