Published on Jan 11, 2017

Allison Schroeder, screenwriter of 20th Century Fox’s latest film “Hidden Figures” sat down with Alphabet’s Helen Riley to chat about the new hit film and her personal journey in sharing the inspirational story of Katherine Johnson and the women of NASA who dared to dream big and overcome all odds set before them.

Allison has been a screenwriter for several hit projects including the newly released film Hidden Figures and Mean Girls 2. Allison is also currently the Co-Chair of the Women’s Committee at the Writers Guild of America (WGA).

Hidden Figures is in theaters, January 6, 2017.

ABOUT HIDDEN FIGURES
Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire
generations to dream big.

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An incredible & inspiring untold true story about three women at NASA who were instrumental in one of history’s greatest operations – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

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