In 1950s Pittsburgh, a former baseball star squashes his son's dream of playing college football.
Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's (Jovan Adepo) chance to meet a college football recruiter.
Denzel Washingtonas Troy Maxson
Viola Davisas Rose Maxson
Stephen McKinley Hendersonas Jim Bono
Jovan Adepoas Cory
Russell Hornsbyas Lyons
Mykelti Williamsonas Gabriel