Jim Parsons cast in “Hidden Figures”

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016. Filed under: Entertainment Film Hollywood Stars

Actor Jim Parsons, known for his role as Sheldon Cooper in “Big Bang Theory”, will be joining director Ted Melfi’s “Hidden Figures” for Fox 2000, reports Deadline Hollywood.

Actor Jim Parsons © AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

Actor Jim Parsons
© AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

The film is based on the story of a group of African-American female mathematics geniuses that worked with NASA during the space race. It stars Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae as the math wizards. Jim Parsons will be playing the role of the head engineer at the Space Task Group at NASA.

The film is expected to be in theaters next January.

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