December 19th, 2016
Denzel Washington talks about new film ‘Fences,’ Golden Globe nomination
Golden Globe winner Denzel Washington is both director and star of “Fences,” the film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by August Wilson. He portrays a sanitation worker living in 1957 Pittsburgh with his wife and son. Washington tells TODAY it’s a film that is “about the culture” with characters that are “rich and full,” and calls Wilson an American Shakespeare.