Watch Denzel Washington, Viola Davis in new emotional trailer

"Fences," the screen adaptation of August Wilson’s award winning play, will make its debut this Christmas.

In "Fences," Denzel Washington and Viola Davis deliver what has been described as an Oscar-worthy performance.

Based on a play of the same name, the screen adaptation is directed by Denzel Washington and written by August Wilson.

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"Fences" also stars Jovan Adepo, Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, and Saniyya Sidney.

Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, the film follows a former Negro league baseball player, now working as a waste collector, who struggles to provide for his family and come to terms with the events of his life.

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"Fences" premieres on December 25, 2016.

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