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'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.

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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.

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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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Taraji P. Henson & Octavia Spencer Team Up At CNN Heroes Gala 2016!

Hidden Figures co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer teamed up to hit the red carpet together while attending the 2016 CNN Heroes Gala held at the American Museum of Natural History on Sunday (December 11) in New York City.

The ladies were joined at the event by Neil Patrick Harris, Keegan Michael Key, Edward Norton, Idina Menzel, Danielle Brooks, Diane Lane and her daughter Eleanor Lambert, Laurie Hernandez, Megan Boone, as well as Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa.

“About to go onstage and present at the @CNNHeroes Awards,” Neil tweeted. “An unbelievably moving and inspiring night. So proud to be a part of positivity.”

The 10th annual show, hosted live by Anderson and Kelly, saluted everyday people doing extraordinary things to improve the world.

35+ pictures inside of Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and others at the gala…More Here! »

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Taraji P. Henson & Octavia Spencer Screen 'Hidden Figures' in NYC With Janelle Monae

The cast of Hidden Figures spent this weekend promoting the film in New York City.

Stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Jim Parsons, Kevin Costner, Glen Powell, Kimberly Quinn, Aldis Hodge, and producer Pharrell Williams all stepped out for a special screening held at SVA Theater on Saturday (December 10) in New York City.

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The night before, they took the stage at Regal E-Walk for a panel discussion about the movie.

FYI: Taraji is wearing an Alexander Wang dress with Jimmy Choo shoes. Janelle is wearing a Prabal Gurung suit, Stuart Weitzman shoes, and Effy jewels. Kimberly is wearing Jerome C. Rousseau shoes.

45+ pictures inside of the Hidden Figures cast doing promo in the Big Apple…More Here! »

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Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, & Janelle Monae are Having the Best Time on the 'Hidden Figures' Press Tour!

Octavia Spencer, Taraji P Henson, and Janelle Monae pose for a group pic at the screening of their upcoming film Hidden Figures hosted by the Academy of Motion Pictures on Thursday (December 8) at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

The powerhouse actresses were joined at the screening by their co-star Kevin Costner and producer Pharrell Williams.

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The Hidden Figures cast has been in NYC this week as the promote their film before it’s premiere.

After the screening, Octavia was all smiles as she was spotted making her way into a taping of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

the following day, Taraji took to Instagram to share a silly video of herself and Octavia strutting their way around a set.

“The fun I am having with my sisters on this press tour #Hiddenfigures @therealoctaviaspencer,” Taraji captioned the below video.

Hidden Figures hits theaters on January 6, 2017.

FYI: Octavia is wearing a Tadashi Shoji dress.

10+ pictures inside of the Hidden Figures cast promoting their film…

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