Octavia Spencer

NASA's Katherine Johnson, portrayed in 'Hidden Figures', receives standing ovation at Oscars

NASA's Katherine Johnson, portrayed in 'Hidden Figures', receives standing ovation at Oscars

Johnson, portrayed in the movie 'Hidden Figures' by Taraji P Henson, worked for NASA as a research mathematician for more than 30 years, according to the US space agency's website. 

Feb 27, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer in "The Shack"

Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer in "The Shack"

"Avatar" star Sam Worthington is teaming up with "The Help" actress Octavia Spencer for the movie adaptation of William Paul Young's bestselling novel "The Shack".

May 02, 2015, 09:06 AM IST
'Insurgent' review: Shailene Woodley shines on

'Insurgent' review: Shailene Woodley shines on

Based on Veronica Roth's second novel from the Divergent trilogy, "Insurgent" is a technically brilliant film, packed with slick, high-action drama.

Mar 21, 2015, 17:14 PM IST
Octavia Spencer to play God in 'The Shack'

Octavia Spencer to play God in 'The Shack'

 Actress Octavia Spencer is in final negotiations to play God in Lionsgate's upcoming film 'The Shack'.

Mar 08, 2015, 11:26 AM IST
Octavia Spencer, Scar Jo join 87th Oscars presenter list

Octavia Spencer, Scar Jo join 87th Oscars presenter list

 Octavia Spencer, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Hutcherson and Zoe Saldana have joined the long list of presenters for the upcoming academy Awards.

Feb 10, 2015, 17:34 PM IST

Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer join James Brown biopic

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer will reunite with the film`s director Tate Taylor to star in James Brown biopic `Get On Up`.

Oct 01, 2013, 15:19 PM IST

Octavia Spencer sues diet company for breach of contract

‘The Help’ star Octavia Spencer is suing the bosses of a diet company, insisting they owe her for endorsing their products.

Aug 29, 2013, 12:24 PM IST

Octavia Spencer to launch film contest

‘The Help’ star Octavia Spencer is spearheading a short film contest for budding directors.

Jan 13, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

Octavia Spencer directs short film on bullying

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has stepped behind the camera to make a short film about bullying.

Apr 12, 2012, 14:04 PM IST

Octavia Spencer wants Hollywood to shoot in Alabama

Octavia Spencer has called on Hollywood bosses to shoot more movies in her native Alabama to help boost the economy in the state.

Mar 24, 2012, 10:32 AM IST

Octavia Spencer to be honoured with a day

Octavia Spencer is set to be honoured with her own day in her native Alabama.

Mar 17, 2012, 13:42 PM IST

Octavia Spencer to turn producer

Octavia Spencer, who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for ‘The Help’, is planning to turn producer.

Feb 28, 2012, 08:28 AM IST

Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer bag First Critics Choice Awards

Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer have been honoured with the First Critic’s Choice Awards.

Jan 13, 2012, 13:59 PM IST