The citizens of New York found themselves under a friendly takeover this past weekend. This past Saturday, December 10th the cast of the upcoming movie “Hidden Figures” were in New York for a special screening of the movie.
“Hidden Figures” is the never been told before story of three African American women who worked at NASA. Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson were the masterminds behind the launch of astronaut John Glen into orbit. Their work broke down gender and race barriers while inspiring a generation to dream big. Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae portray these extraordinary women in the film. The film has a star-studded cast which includes Kevin Costner, Kristen Dunst, Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Ariana Neal, Maria Howell, Jaiden Kaine, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Scott Michael Morgan, Lidya Jewett, Alkoya Brunson, and Saniyaa Sidney.
Also, taking over New York this past weekend was the cast of the latest “Fast And Furious” movie. The newest edition to the “Fast And Furious” franchise is called “The Fate Of The Furious” and the cast took over New York to debut the official trailer for the movie. The movie trailer was revealed in Times Square and the event was streamed on Facebook live.
“The Fate Of The Furious” was directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Chris Morgan and Gary Scott Thompson. This movie comes to us after Brain and Mia have retired from the game, and Dom and Letty have finally reunited. The crew has been fully cleared and exonerated and has settled down to somewhat normal lives. Just when you think everything is going to be about roses and puppy dog tails, things get shaken up with the crew. A mysterious woman gets into Dom’s head and convinces him to turn on his crew while getting back into the life of crime. Family will be betrayed and the crew will be faced with the ultimate test. The crew will have to travel the globe in order to get their family back intact.
You can check out both movie trailers below.
“Hidden Figures” is set to hit theaters on Christmas Day! “The Fate Of The Furious” set to hit theaters in April of 2017.
By Ronda Brooks