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Nat Geo Developing ‘Hidden Figures’ Scripted Series | Colorlines The series draws from the Oscar-nominated movie about the Black women whose mathematical expertise made some of NASA's earliest missions possible.

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The stories of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson will return to the screen once again—this time, on television.

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Deadline and Variety reported yesterday (April 5) that National Geographic Channel will adapt “Hidden Figures” into a scripted television series. The series takes inspiration from the Screen Actors Guild Award-winning historical drama, which drew from Margot Lee Shetterly’s best-selling book about the Black scientists who enabled NASA’s first human spaceflight missions.

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“Hidden Figures” film producers Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping will executive produce the series, which is still in early stages of development.


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