Janelle Monae took center stage at the Essence Festival to share the news of her move to the big screen. She, along with Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer will be starring in Hidden Figures, a movie about female engineers working for NASA.
Monae discussed the importance of sharing stories like Hidden Figures throughout the world for the sake of education and growth. She enjoyed working with her director and co-stars to produce a project that showcased African American women in a light that is not normally shown.
Check out the video below and look out for Hidden Figures coming to a theater near you soon.
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