Actress Octavia Spencer Buys Out Theater So Families Can See “Hidden Figures”

Actress Octavia Spencer buys out entire theater so low income families can come see her hit movie, "Hidden Figures."

Wonderful actress Octavia Spencer knows it’s time to let the kindness shine.

The star of the hit movie, “Hidden Figures” bought out a theater in Los Angeles over MLK weekend so that low income families could come see the film.

Spencer made the announcement on her Instagram account.


Way to go!

I’ve loved her ever since discovering her in “The Help.”

“Hidden Figures” is still on my list of movies I want to see.

Have you seen it?

Let me know what you think.

If you’re still thinking about it, here is the trailer.

There is a great article in The Atlantic, by the way, about the success of this movie.

“Will Hollywood Learn From Hidden Figures Success?”

Reporter David Sims points out that the movie has already grossed $100 million from a relatively small production budget.

Lessons to learn?

People want to come see diverse stories.

And let’s not forget that Octavia Spencer is a budding superstar who can help carry big winning movies.

And if you like stories about overcoming obstacles, you might like my book,

“Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.”

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Actress Octavia Spencer Buys Out Theater So Families Can See “Hidden Figures”

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