Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae
Hidden Figures is the ultimate story of empowerment. When NASA has a problem with John Glenn’s Earth orbit in 1961, it finds three unexpected solutions – Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson: three black female mathematicians who go on to make history.
WHERE TO WATCH
In cinemas, February 16. WHO WILL LIKE IT Those who love a true story. WHAT THE STAR SAYS
Octavia Spencer: “We know they were fighting for their first-class citizenship. We know they didn’t have the right to vote. But in spite of all that, they did the impossible.”
Octavia (in green) and the screenplay writers also have nominations.