Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder. Hidden Figures is based on the non-fiction book of the same name written by Margo Lee Shetterly about small group of black female mathematicians and aeronautical engineers who worked during the early days of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the 1950’s and 60’s during America’s race to space with the Russians.
Rated: PG (for thematic elements and some language)
Run Time: 2h 7min
Release Date: December 25, 2016 (USA)
Genre: Drama, Biographical, Historical Fiction, Romance
Director: Theodore Melfi
Hidden Figures stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell, Kimberly Quinn, Olek Krupa, Kurt Krause and Lidya Jewett.
Hidden Figures follows a group of African American mathematicians and aeronautical engineers working for NASA in the Computer Department.
Theodore Melfi assembled a star studded ensemble.
Official Movie Trailer
Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson
Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan
Janelle Monáe as Mary Jackson
Kevin Costner as Al Harrison
Kirsten Dunst as Vivian Mitchell
Jim Parsons as Paul Stafford
Mahershala Ali as Colonel Jim Johnson
Aldis Hodge as Levi Jackson
Glen Powell as John Glenn
Kimberly Quinn as Ruth
Olek Krupa as Karl Zielinski
Kurt Krause as Sam Turner
Lidya Jewett as Young Katherine Coleman