Kirsten Dunst Joins ‘Hidden Figures’

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Kirsten Dunst has been cast in Hidden Figures. arrives at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards at the American Airlines Arena on August 28, 2005 in Miami, Florida.

Kirsten Dunst has joined the cast of Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures” opposite Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae and Kevin Costner.

Ted Melfi is directing “Hidden Figures,” the true story of the African-American female mathematicians at NASA who provided the calculations for the space program during the early 1960s.

Variety reported on Feb. 10 that “Empire” star Henson would play mathematics genius Katherine Johnson in “Hidden Figures.” The studio has been developing the adaptation of the Margot Lee Shetterly book “Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race,” published by HarperCollins.

Source: Variety