Nat Geo developing a Hidden Figures TV Series
Hidden Figures, the novel by Margot Lee Shetterly, has already been made into a critically acclaimed film starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe and now it is getting the TV treatment as well.
Variety has confirmed that the TV project is being developed by Nat Geo, a joint venture between National Geographic and 21st Century Fox. The proucers of the film version, Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping of Chernin Entertainment, will executive produce.
Hidden Figures tells the true story of the black female mathematicians who were instrumental in the early days of the American space program.