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Octavia Spencer & 'Hidden Figures' Cast Win Big at Palm Springs Film Festival 2017

Octavia Spencer and the entire cast of her film Hidden Figures were in attendance at the 2017 Palm Springs International Film Festival!

Cast members including Janelle Monae, Pharrell Williams, Mahershala Ali, Kirsten Dunst, Aldis Hodge, Jim Parsons and Glen Powell all stepped out at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Monday (January 2) Palm Springs, Calif.

During the fest’s award ceremony the cast received the Ensemble Performance Award!

FYI: Octavia is wearing an Eliza J dress, carrying a Tyler Ellis clutch and wearing Amanda Pearl and Irene Neuwirth jewelry. Janelle is wearing a Jenny Peckham dress, Brian Atwood shoes, Jennifer Fisher and Swati jewlrey and carry a Jimmy Choo clutch. Kirsten is wearing a Ralph & Russo gown. Aldis is wearing John Varvatos.

15+ pictures inside from the Palm Springs Film Festival
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'Hidden Figures' Stars Condemn Kim Burrell's Anti-Gay Remarks

Janelle Monae and Octavia Spencer, two of the stars of Hidden Figures, are speaking out to condemn the homophobic remarks of Kim Burrell, a gospel singer featured on the film’s soundtrack.

Pharell Williams, who collaborated with Kim on a song for the movie, released a statement saying he does not support what Kim said and both ladies regrammed it and added their own comments.

Kim gave a sermon that she aired on Facebook Live in which she called gay people perverted and some believe she suggested that gay people will die in 2017.

Click inside to read Janelle and Octavia’s statements… More Here! »

'Hidden Figures' Is Getting So Much Praise from Celebs!

The movie Hidden Figures is playing now in limited release and something we keep seeing on social media is a ton of praise for the film from celebs!

Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, and Octavia Spencer star together as three brilliant African-American women who break gender and race lines while serving as the brains behind John Glenn‘s launch into space.

The movie has received rave reviews with a 92% currently on Rotten Tomatoes and it has received two nominations at both the Golden Globes and the SAG Awards.

Read what Anna Kendrick, Gabby Sidibe, Oprah Winfrey, and more are saying!

Click inside to read what more celebs are tweeting about the movie… More Here! »

Pharrell Williams Shares Behind-The-Scenes Pic From 'Hidden Figures' Press Tour

Pharrell Williams spends his afternoon shopping on Wednesday (December 21) on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 43-year-old singer-songwriter showed off his cool style in ripped jeans, a camouflage jacket, and sunglasses as he stepped out.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Pharrell Williams

Earlier this week, Pharrell took to Instagram to share a pic of Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, and Kevin Costner before heading into a TV appearance to promote their new film Hidden Figures.

10+ pictures inside of Pharrell Williams shopping…

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Octavia Spencer Has Priceless Reaction to Meeting President Obama!

Octavia Spencer got to meet President Obama during a White House screening of her movie Hidden Figures and her reaction was priceless!

The President of the United States showed up to the screening, hosted by Michelle Obama, as a surprise and it looks like Octavia could barely handle her excitement.

“Our screening was with #FLOTUS but #POTUS surprised us. Humbling bc he has a million things to do but stopped by to say hello!!!!” Octavia captioned her regram of the White House’s official photo.

Octavia was joined at the screening by co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Kevin Costner.

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Taraji P. Henson & 'Hidden Figures' Cast Share Sweet Words About The Late John Glenn!

Astronaut and politician John Glenn, who passed away at the age of 95 earlier this month, is depicted in Taraji P. Henson‘s upcoming film Hidden Figures.

The flick, which hits select theaters on Christmas Day and opens nationwide on January 6, focuses on the John‘s historic 1962 orbit of the earth and the three African-American women who played a key role during the process.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Taraji P. Henson

Taraji along with her co-star Janelle Monae recently shared some sweet words about him while promoting the film: “When he decided to shake the colored computers’ hands, he told them their lives matter. And in turn, Katherine Johnson (Taraji) told him his life mattered as she made it a point to get those numbers right, so he could come back home and see his family,” Taraji expressed. “So that’s what it’s all about. It’s about pushing, putting our differences aside, and getting to a common goal. And that’s moving humanity forward.”

“He’s a hero. John Glenn was always on the right side of history,” Janelle added. “During a time when these women, because of their gender and the color of their skin, were often times treated like second-class citizens, he extended his hand out, and he trusted women, and women of color, with his life.”

Pictured: Taraji, Janelle and Octavia Spencer hitting the red carpet at their special screening of Hidden Figures with co-star Kevin Costner and soundtrack producer Pharrell Williams held at the National Museum of African American History & Culture on Wednesday (December 14) in Washington, DC.

FYI: Kevin is wearing Aquatalia shoes.

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The Golden Globes Will Be a Big 'The Help' Cast Reunion!

If you loved the movie The Help, make sure to watch the 2017 Golden Globes next month because the show is going to have a big reunion of the cast!

Four of the leads from the 2011 film received nominations this year – Emma Stone for La La Land, Viola Davis for Fences, Jessica Chastain for Miss Sloane, and Octavia Spencer for Hidden Figures.

Viola, Octavia, and Jessica were all nominated for Globes at the show in 2012 and Octavia went home a winner. We have a feeling that at least one of them will win an award this year too!

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