fencesMarcelo Zarvos has signed on to score the upcoming drama Fences. The film marks the third feature directorial effort by Denzel Washington (The Great DebatersAntwone Fisher) who also stars in the film, alongside Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson and Saniyya Sydney. The movie is based on August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play of the same title and tells the story of a one-time promising baseball player, now working as a Pittsburgh garbage collector, and the complicated relationships with his wife, son and friends. Wilson has also written the screenplay. Washington is producing the project with Todd Black (The Magnificent SevenThe Pursuit of HappynessThe Equalizer) and Scott Rudin (The Social NetworkNo Country for Old MenCaptain Phillips). Fences will be released on December 25, 2016 by Paramount Pictures.

Zarvos (The Good Shepherd, The Words, Remember Me, The Door in the Floor) also continues to score Showtime’s The Affair, which will return for a third season on November 20, as well as Ray Donovan, which will come back for its fifth season in 2017. He also has the Amazon original series Z: The Beginning of Everything and the TNT drama Civil coming up.