20th Century Fox: SISTERHOOD OF WHIZ WOMEN BEHIND NASA’S SPACE LAUNCH IN HIDDEN FIGURES

Prepare for a soaring, inspiring and mentally-challenging ride in the Oscar-nominated movie Hidden Figures starring Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Jim Parsons and Kirsten Dunst.   At last, the story of a visionary trio of women who crossed gender, race and professional lines on their way to pioneering cosmic travel comes to the screen in Hidden Figures that uncovers the incredible, untold yet true story of a brilliant group of women who changed the foundations of the country for the better — by aiming for the…

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20th Century Fox: HISTORY’S GREATEST “HIDDEN FIGURES” BEHIND THE APOLLO MISSIONS

Everyone knows about the Apollo missions.  We can all immediately list the bold male astronauts who took those first giant steps for humankind in space:  John Glenn, Alan Shepard and Neil Armstrong.  Yet, remarkably, Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson’s are names not taught in school or even known to most people — even though their daring, smarts and powerful roles as NASA’s ingenious “human computers” were indispensable to advances that allowed for human space flight.  These women are the unsung and unlikely heroes of the space race…

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From 20th Century Fox – OSCAR WINNER OCTAVIA SPENCER IN THE FACE OF PREJUDICE IN “HIDDEN FIGURES”

Octavia Spencer whose powerful performance in “The Help” won her a Best Supporting Actress in the Oscars stars in another riveting role in the inspiring story of women of courage in “Hidden Figures.”   Spencer plays one of the three brilliant mathematicians working in NASA at a time when prejudice and discrimination in the early 1960s ran high.  Based on the stories of real life women, Spencer’s role, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) and Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) made remarkable accomplishments against all odds and breaking barriers when…

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From 20th Century Fox “HIDDEN FIGURES” TRAILER REVEAL

MATH WHIZ WOMEN BEHIND AMERICA’S WIN IN SPACE CONQUEST “Hidden Figures” tells the remarkable story of three brilliant women who accomplished the extraordinary against all odds. During the turbulent 60s, battling discrimination at home and in the workplace, Katherine Johnson, (Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominated Taraji P. Henson) Dorothy Vaughan (Oscar winner Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Grammy nominated Janelle Monáe), all stellar mathematicians, were undeterred in their pursuit of academic excellence. Instrumental in helping America to eventually win the space race, they broke down barriers, laying the groundwork…

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