Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer & Janelle Monae Portray Historical Black Women in “Hidden Figures”

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Next year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration for many will probably include a visit to the movie theater. FOX 2000 Pictures is set to release “Hidden Figures”, a film about a group of black women in the 1960’s who provided NASA with important data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions. The film that will star Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae, follows Katherine Johnson (Henson), a brilliant black mathematician who, along with her colleagues Dorothy Vaughn (Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Monae), collectively known as “human computers” as they assist in the successful launch and safe return of astronaut John Glenn into space. 

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] Jay Z and Beyonce Promote “On The Run” Tour & Michael Jackson’s Hologram Performs at the Billboard Music Awards

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As if we weren’t already excited about Jay Z and Beyonce’s On The Run tour…

Over the weekend the power couple released a trailer to promote the trek that will hit the country this summer. The three minute clip rivals official movie trailers and includes some big names including actor Sean Penn, Don Cheadle, Jake Gyllenhaal and Guillermo Dias.

Check out the duo in their Bonnie and Clyde like short film below.