Hidden Figures is a new film that tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. The main characters are played by Taraji P. Henson (Katherine Johnson), Octavia Spencer (Dorothy Vaughn), and Janelle Monae (Mary Jackson). Pharrell Williams produced the film's soundtrack, in addition to partnering with longtime collaborator Hans Zimmer as well as Benjamin Wallfisch to compose the film's score.
Hidden Figures: The Album, is the soundtrack to this film, featuring Pharrell Williams, Janelle Monae, Lalah Hathaway, Mary J. Blige, and Kim Burrell. Both the movie and the music from the film have picked up considerable notice, especially when Pharrell Williams joined the film's cast at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. There he performed the gospel inspired songs "Runnin," "I See A Victory" with Kim Burrell, and "Surrender" with Lalah Hathaway.
The film Hidden Figures opens nationwide on Christmas Day, 2016 and expands to additional theaters on January 6, 2017. Pharrell Williams also contributed in the role of one of the Hidden Figures film producers along with Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, and Theodore Melfi. Hidden Figures was directed by Theodore Melfi.
01. Pharrell Williams - Runnin' (03:35)
02. Pharrell Williams - Crave (02:53)
03. Lalah Hathaway & Pharrell Williams - Surrender [(03:35)
04. Mary J. Blige - Mirage (03:15)
05. Pharrell Williams - Able (03:01)
06. Alicia Keys & Pharrell Williams - Apple (03:47)
07. Janelle Monae - Isn't This The World (04:12)
08. Pharrell Williams - Crystal Clear (02:48)
09. Janelle Monae & Pharrell Williams - Jalapeno (02:50)
10. Kim Burrell & Pharrell Williams - I See a Victory (03:07)