20th Century Fox has released a behind the scenes featurette for Theodore Melfi’s upcoming drama Hidden Figures which explores the brilliant African-American women behind NASA’s space race triumph and features interviews with producer Pharrell Williams and stars Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Octavia Spencer; take a look below after the official synopsis…
HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)-brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.
Hidden Figures is set for release on January 13th and stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge and Glen Powell.
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