Troy Maxson 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 chance to meet a college football recruiter.
Viola Davis....Rose Maxson
Stephen Henderson....Jim Bono (as Stephen McKinley Henderson)
Christopher Mele....Deputy Commissioner
Lesley Boone....Evangelist Preacher (as Leslie Boone)
Jason Silvis....Garbage Truck Driver
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