The true story of the black women who served as mathematicians during NASA’s race to space are having their stories being told on film in a new production by 20th Century Fox.

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Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) portray the brilliant African-American women who were the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.


Kirsten Dunst, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, and Glen Powell also star in the movie, completing the star-studded cast.

The movie does not hit theaters until January 13, 2017. However, the official trailer shows that fans are in for a treat come next year.

For more, you can keep up with Hidden Figures on their Twitter page as Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, and Taraji P. Henson prepare to stun audiences this winter.