Taraji P. Henson Plays a Math Genius in the Hidden Figures Trailer

By Maryann Yin 

20th Century Fox has unleashed a new trailer for Hidden Figures. According to Vanity Fair, the theatrical release date has been scheduled for January 30, 2017.

Variety reports that the story for this movie comes from Margot Lee Shetterly’s forthcoming book, Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race. William Morrow, a HarperCollins imprint, intends to release this nonfiction title on September 6.

The video embedded above offers glimpses of Taraji P. Henson starring as the lead protagonist Katherine Johnson. Other members of the cast includes Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughn, Janelle MonĂ¡e as Mary Jackson, and Kevin Costner as Al Harrison. (via Tor.com)