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Taraji P. Henson Brought 'A' Game For Hidden Figures Scenes With Kevin Costner

The 46-year-old actress stars in the biographical drama as one of three African-American women who overcame a series of obstacles to contribute to the Space Race being undertaken at NASA in the 1960s.In one memorable...

Taraji P. Henson Didn't Want To Be On Empire Initially

The actress has received much praise for her portrayal of the tough music business executive in the highly-popular drama series, but when she was first approached about the role she wasn't sure if...

Janelle Monae Learns Math Formula Used By Nasa

The singer-turned-actress portrays real-life mathematician Mary Jackson in the historical drama, in which she stars alongside Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson and Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan, about the three African-American women...

Octavia Spencer's Hidden Figures Shock

Octavia Spencer could not believe that 'Hidden Figures' was a true story.The actress plays Dorothy Vaughan in the drama about three African-American women who were on the team that helped to launch astronaut John Glenn...

Taraji P. Henson's 'Duty' To Star In Hidden Figures

Taraji P. Henson felt a ''duty'' to star in 'Hidden Figures'. The 'Empire' actress has taken on the role of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson in the drama about three African-American women who were on the...

Kevin Costner Almost Passed On Hidden Figures Role

The 61-year-old actor stars in the upcoming film about the three African-American women who worked behind the scenes to help NASA make John Glenn become the first American astronaut to orbit Earth in 1962. Kevin...

Lee Daniels: Women Are Smarter Than Men

Lee Daniels thinks women are ''smarter than men''.The 56-year-old director has been praised for his ability to give strong voices to the women in his works - such as Taraji P. Henson's role of convicted...

Octavia Spencer Received Golden Globes Nod En Route To Nasa

The Oscar winner was recognised in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture category for her portrayal of real-life NASA mathematician Dorothy Vaughan when the shortlist...

Hidden Figures Stars Honour John Glenn At Premiere

The film chronicles the real-life battle three female African-American mathematicians faced to become part of the NASA mission to launch Glenn into space in 1962. Taraji, Janelle, and Octavia Spencer portray the...

Octavia Spencer Had Car Crush Fears

Octavia Spencer feared she'd be crushed by a car while shooting 'Hidden Figures'.The 46-year-old actress plays mathematician and computer pioneer Dorothy Vaughan in the upcoming biopic and was very nervous about her first scene, which...

Taraji P. Henson's Personal Life Ruined By Empire

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button star enjoyed a little anonymity before Empire took off, but now the 46-year-old can't go out without getting recognised. "You're walking down the street and...

Ryan Reynolds: 'I Hope No One Sees My Awful Singing Audition Clip'

The Deadpool star admits he has never auditioned well and one particular try-out, for which he was required to show off his singing skills, did not go as planned. "I'm a nervous...

Taraji P. Henson Wants To Continue Conservation About Gender Pay Gap

Taraji P. Henson and Amy Adams want to continue the conversation on the gender pay gap.The 'Empire' star feels it is important for actresses to speak up about how they are affected by the difference...

Taraji P. Henson To Host Second Holiday Tv Special

The Empire star hosted Taraji’s White Hot Holidays for Fox last year (15), and network bosses have revealed she has been asked to spread a little festive cheer again. Her one-hour special...

Taraji P. Henson And Jussie Smollett Land Mac Viva Glam Campaign

The stars follow in the footsteps of Miley Cyrus, RuPaul and Nicki Minaj, among others, in fronting the charity drive. Viva Glam was started with a single lipstick in 1994 by MAC founders Frank Angelo...

Vivica A. Fox Signs Book Deal - Report

The Independence Day star was reportedly spotted dining with Albert Lee of Kuhn Projects, and now sources reveal she will release a book with St. Martin's Press. "(The book will be)...

Taraji P. Henson's Dad Gave Her Courage To Leave Violent Ex

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button star was raised by her mother Bernice Gordon in a rough neighbourhood of Washington, D.C., after divorcing Taraji's dad, Boris Henson, when she was just a kid....

Taraji P. Henson: 'I Don't Think I've Made It'

The 46-year-old actress has enjoyed huge success through her role as Cookie Lyon in U.S. TV show Empire. While she's taken home gongs including a Golden Globe award and BET award for the part, Taraji...

Taraji P Henson Lost Roles Ebcause She's Black

Taraji P. Henson claims to have lost movie roles because she is black.The 'Empire' actress has missed out on exciting parts because Hollywood bosses felt her race would be a turn-off for audiences.Writing in...

Taraji P. Henson Lost Role In St. Vincent To White Naomi Watts

In her new memoir, Around The Way Girl, the Empire star claims she has lost many parts because she's African-American, but the St. Vincent snub was particularly tough because the hooker role played...

Taraji P. Henson Was 'Freaked Out' By Memoir Plans

The Oscar-nominated star negotiated the deal with publishers at Simon & Schuster imprint 37 Ink in the months before her hip-hop drama series Empire premiered in January, 2015 and became a smash hit....

Taraji P. Henson Paid Own Hotel Bill While Filming Benjamin Button

The Empire star reveals details of the Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett movie in her new autobiography, Around the Way Girl, which sheds light on her struggles to make it in Hollywood and the challenges...

Lee Daniels' Empire Stars Endorse Hillary Clinton

Actors Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Gray, Tasha Smith, Trai Byers, and his wife Grace Byers also appear in the What Will You Say? ad, which was shot by Daniels to throw their support behind...

Taraji P. Henson And 50 Cent Feud On Instagram Over 'Empire' Ratings

50 Cent is once again hitting out at Fox series ‘Empire’, accusing the show of suffering from a drop in ratings. But what 50 probably didn't count on was actress Taraji P Henson, who plays...

Taraji P. Henson And 50 Cent Feud Online Over Empire

The series, which also stars Terrence Howard, returned for its third season on Wednesday (21Sep16) and following the premiere, the In Da Club star reportedly took to Instagram and posted a shot of...

Jussie Smollett: 'Mariah Is A Professional Diva!'

Mariah has always had a reputation for being high maintenance, with reports suggesting her tour rider has previously stipulated 20 white kittens, 100 doves and a pink podium be placed in her dressing room.The Baby...

Taraji P. Henson: 'I Will Not Stop Until I Find The Love Of My Life'

The 45-year-old Empire star has experienced a lifetime of heartache and pain in her romantic life, but she refuses to give up on romance.The single mum, whose high school sweetheart William Lamar Johnson - the...

Lee Daniels' Empire Lawsuit Moving Forward

Sophia Eggleston filed a $300 million (£228.2 million) lawsuit in August (15), claiming the show's central character, Cookie Lyon - played by Taraji P. Henson - is so similar to herself that Daniels...

The Simpsons To Get Hour Long Hip Hop Special

'The Simpsons' is set to get its first hour long episode - a hip hop special.The animated comedy TV show is to get a double-length episode titled 'The Great Phatsby', and will be a rap...

Taye Diggs Going Political On Empire

The former Private Practice star is joining the hip-hop centred series as a "New York councilman with a Harvard law degree and a wealthy family background." Empire star Taraji P. Henson joked...

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