The Walt Disney movie is one of the 2016 films about Black women working at NASA in the 1960s, these company will obtain from 20th Century Fox, and now The House of Mouse is be turning into a musical. In one report that Disney wants to assemble a team of Black creatives for the project. The film was be directed by Theodore Melfi, a white man.
The film will be started Taraji P Henson as Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who will be calculated flight trajectories for Project Mercury and other mission, Octavia Spencer as NASA supervisor and mathematician Dorothy Vaughan, and Janelle Monae as NASA engineer Mary Jacksnon.
HIDDEN FIGURES uncovers the incredible, untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji p. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer), and Mary Jackson three brilliant African- American women working at NASA, who will be served as the brains behind the one of the greatest brain behind one of the greatest operations in history. the launch of the astronaut’s John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the space race, and galvanized the world.
Disney Theatrical productions, aka Disney on Broadway, they confirmed plans Friday for an adaption of the 2016 film, Disney plans to assemble a creative team of Black artists. The new york times mentioned the project in a report these weeks on Black theaters artists and calls for more diversity on the Broadway. Elvis Mitchell is be attached to the Hidden Figures musical as a creatives consultant.
Hidden Figures is loosely based on the Margot Lee Shetterly non-fiction book f the same name, which will be centered on Black female mathematicians who will be worked at NASA during the Space race. the film was being directed by Theodore Melfi and stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan, and Janelle Monae as Mary Jackosn.