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You can now add Janelle Monae‘s name of the growing number of acclaimed, high-profile recording artists jumping into the acting game. It has just been announced that Monae will be starring in a lead role in the forthcoming drama Space Race, a film about a trio of women who played integral, essential parts in the famous Space Race. For the movie, Janelle Monae will portray Mary Jackson, a renowned ’60s mathematician who worked for NASA. The film is directed by award-winning director and writer Ted Melfi, and also stars Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer and more. We’ll keep you updated as more information emerges.