Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams followed the steps of Octavia Spencer and purchased screenings of Hidden Figures at motion picture theaters in Virginia, Georgia, Illinois, Texas and Washington D.C. on Sunday. Spencer paid for a free screening of the widely praised film not long ago, saying that her own particular mother would not have possessed the capacity to stand to take her and her kin.
Henson, who assumes the lead part as NASA physicist and mathematician Katherine Johnson, was motivated to do likewise in Houston, Chicago, Atlanta, and obviously, the place where she grew up of Washington D.C. On Instagram, she said she was moved by Spencer and “similar actions taken by so many of YOU across the country.” Unknown givers have been purchasing out entire screenings.
Pharrell, who is a writer and producer of the flick, is doing likewise in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Va., the place where he grew up. “This movie means so much to me. I want to share it with you”, he tweeted.
Janelle Monae, who is likewise in the motion picture, shared her support, advising her Instagram adherents in Atlanta to make a beeline for the screening at Morrow, Ga., an Atlanta suburb. Concealed Figures was the top motion picture in the nation for two straight weeks, prevailing over any semblance of Star Wars’ Rogue One, Martin Scorsese’s Silence and Ben Affleck’s Live by Night.