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Telling the Story of the African-American Women who Helped Shape NASA! Watch Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Octavia Spencer in the “Hidden Figures” Trailer



It’s almost here!

Remember when BellaNaija had that exclusive interview with Empire Star Taraji P. Henson and she told us about her upcoming movie Hidden Figures, well the first trailer is here and it sure is something to look forward to.

The movie stars Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer among others. They join forces to tell the true story of the African-American women who stood for and behind NASA during its formative years. Taraji plays the role of Katherine Johnson, Janelle is Dorothy Vaughan and Octavia plays Mary Jackson.

The movie is scheduled for cinema release cinemas on January 13, 2017.

Watch it here:


  1. tunmi

    August 15, 2016 at 5:20 pm

    I am sooooo excited. A movie about AA black women in STEM!!!!!!!

  2. Xoxo

    August 15, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    Wow! This is an amazing trailer. Looking forward to the movie. #blackwomen.

  3. Dee

    August 15, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    Will most definitely be one of my birthday treats come Jan next year! 😉

  4. BlueEyed

    August 15, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    Yessssss! I just want it to be an awards season favorite, the release date sits well with me too!

  5. bruno

    August 15, 2016 at 6:14 pm

    this looks good. I’m so happy to see octavia spencer getting movie roles. cause she is so talented.

    this award season is going to be so good. so many good movies staring black actors.

    the birth of a nation (aja naomi king)
    a united kingdom (david oyelowo)
    loving (ruth negga)
    hidden figures (taraji, octavia)
    fences (viola davis)

    even lupita’s movie about an african female chess player. I have forgotten the name.

    im so excited.

    • Tunmi

      August 16, 2016 at 5:18 am

      Queen of Katwe

  6. Rrrrrrr

    August 15, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    Movies like this please to encourage engineers who have lost thier ways????

  7. Leah

    August 15, 2016 at 7:35 pm

    Read the book, Amazing! Love love love Octavia Spencer. Great line up and I am looking forward to this one.

  8. Eve82

    August 15, 2016 at 8:05 pm

    I saw the trailer yesterday. Super excited to see this in January. We are shattering those glass ceilings!

  9. Bella

    August 16, 2016 at 10:21 am

    Now is the type of movies I like to watch… God bless black women all over the world. we have conquered so much…

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