Denzel Washington Aiming to Adapt August Wilson’s FENCES as Next Directing Project

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Denzel Washington‘s previous directing efforts, Antwone Fisher and The Great Debaters met with positive critical response even though they didn’t smash up the box office, which wasn’t really necessary since they’re both small, character-driven dramas.  It’s been six years since Washington got behind the camera, but it looks like he’s eyeing the director’s chair for an adaptation of August Wilson‘s play Fences.  In 2010, Washington co-starred in the Broadway revival alongside Viola Davis, and won the Best Actor Tony for his work.

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