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“Hidden Figures” TV Series in Development at Nat Geo
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hidden figureThe film starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe grossed $235 million worldwide and nabbed three Academy Awards nominations including Best Picture. The network also has another project in the works centering on the early days of the U.S. space program with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to executive produce.

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2017 BAFTA Awards: The Complete List of Winners
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bafta-excerptThe BAFTA Awards — which are essentially the across-the-pond-Oscars — were handed out this weekend and, to no surprise, Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land cleaned up by picking up five trophies including Best Film, Best Actress, and Best Director.

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Hidden Figures Film Review: The Untold Story of Space & Race Adds Up to Cosmic Levels of Inspiration
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hidden-figures-excerptHidden Figures is cut from the same cloth as Apollo 13 in terms of the iconic space race era but instead of focusing on the astronauts, it hones in on the brilliant minds responsible for one of NASA’s most historical launches. In this case, it was a trio of women — black women, at that. The film tells the historic untold story that reaches peak black girl magic long before the term “black girl magic” was coined.