20th Century Fox has just released the first trailer for Hidden Figures, which tells the little known true story of some very incredible African American women who worked for NASA's space program in the 1960s. Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae star as Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson respectively who helped make the first man armed mission to space via the Mercury I possible.
The film looks absolutely incredible and could end up being one of the years biggest Oscar contenders and besides the incredible leading ladies, the film also sports a stellar supporting supporting cast with Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, and Glen Powell.
Check out the trailer below and sound off in the comments section with your thoughts. As always thanks for stopping by EastCoastMovieGuys!
Here's the official synopsis for Hidden Figures below:
"HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)-brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. "
Hidden Figures is set to hit select theaters this December and opens nation wide on January 13, 2017.
SOURCE: 20th Century Fox