It looks like actress Taraji P. Henson has a new huge projects in the works. She has been casted to play the role of Katherine Johnson, a math genius that helped NASA out with one of their biggest missions to date – launching John Glenn into space. The movie, which is called Hidden Figures, is based off of the book Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race.

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The project already has a release date of January 13th of next year and it will be airing on Fox 2000. Will you be checking it out?

Major move for Taraji!

Source: Variety