Musician Pharrell Williams has signed on to produce the upcoming NASA drama Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, who was part of a team of African American women who helped launch astronaut John Glen into orbit.
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Jim Parsons has landed a role in Fox 2000’s Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae. The film is based on the true story of the African American women who helped the U.S. win the space race.
Kevin Costner has been tapped to play the head of the space program in Fox 2000’s Hidden Figures. The Academy Award-winning actor will join his Black or White co-star Octavia Spencer and Taraji P. Henson.
Taraji P. Henson has signed on to play Katherine Johnson, a real-life mathematics genius, in Hidden Figures from Fox 2000. The project will be helmed by St. Vincent director Ted Melfi.
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Logline: Tells the true story of the University of Washington 8-man rowing team that defeated the elite schools like Harvard and Yale to represent the United States in the 1936 Olympics in Munich. There, they won the gold medal, coming from behind to defeat the Germans and Italians crews much to the chagrin of Adolf Hitler who was in attendance.
Louis Drax is a brilliant but strange little boy who, every year of his nine-year-old life has experienced a near death accident, but always managed to survive. This year, however, he falls off a cliff and finds himself in a deep coma, drawing his doctor into a strange, fantastical story, as he tries to discover the truth behind Louis’ accident.