Tag: Octavia Spencer

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer part of dream cast in ‘Gifted’

When you’re an Oscar winner, no one expects you to show up on the set most every day – even when you’re not working – but that’s what Octavia Spencer did on “Gifted” where she co-stars with an impressive cast led by Chris Evans, Grace McKenna, Jenny Slate and Lindsay Duncan. “Gifted” is directed by

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Oscar winner Octavia Spencer faces prejudice in ‘Hidden Figures’

Octavia Spencer whose powerful performance in “The Help” won her a Best Supporting Actress in the Oscars stars in another riveting role in the inspiring story of women of courage in “Hidden Figures.” Spencer plays one of the three brilliant mathematicians working in NASA at a time when prejudice and discrimination in the early 1960s

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