Lalah Hathway & Pharrell Perform Surrender At The Toronto Film Festival

[youtube id=”dhUkFKLDKgw”] Lalah Hathaway and Pharrell perform “Surrender” from the Hidden Figures soundtrack at the Toronto Film Festival. Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae star the Black women of NASA who made the necessary calculations for  John Glenns’s trip into space.  Hidden Figures has a Christmas release date.

Pharrell & Lalah Hathaway-Surrender From The Hidden Figures Soundtrack

[youtube id=”KigJldEPJyY”] “Surrender” is a song from Pharrell and Lalah Hathaway for the Hidden Figures soundtrack. The movie about the obscure African-American women of NASA who worked on John Glenn’s mission into space comes out on Christmas Day. Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer and Taraji P. Henson star as Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughn and Katherine Johnson who were the mathematicians that mapped out Glenn’s historical trip. Theodore Melfi is the director of the film and the Hidden Figures soundtrack will be released in December.

Hidden Figures Official Trailer

[youtube id=”gq_5KDHYEQ8″] Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Octavia Spencer are starring in Hidden Figures, the new feature film about the Black women behind John Glenn’s first trip into space. Mary Jackon, Katherine Johnson and Dorothy Vaughn were scientists who worked at NASA and calculated the flight paths needed for Glenn’s trip. Ted Melfi is directing the movie which is based on the Hidden Figures non-fiction book by Margot Lee Shetterly. The film will focus on the racist and sexist hurdles the women had to endure as they worked in a segregated workspace at NASA. Pharrell Williams is composing original music for the film which has a January 2017 release date.