March 13, 2016 7:07:52 pm
Actress Kirsten Dunst has joined the cast of space race biopic “Hidden Figures”.
The movie also stars Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Kevin Costner, reported Entertainment Weekly.
Written by Allison Schroeder, the film is an adaptationof Margot Lee Shetterly’s upcoming book “Hidden Figures: The African American Women Mathematicians Who Helped NASA and the United States Win the Space Race.”
The movie showcases the attempt of three African-American mathematicians — Katherine Johnson (Henson), Mary Jackson, and Dorothy Vaughn, who worked on NASA’s Friendship 7 mission.
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