Taraji Henson (back, left), Octavia Spencer (centre) and Janelle Monae (back, right) in a scene from Hidden Figures. Photo: AP

Nasa-themed Hidden Figures opens strongly in North America, but Rogue One still number one as it debuts in China

Uplifting true story of three black female engineers who helped the US space programme runs Star Wars spin-off close, as the latter takes US$31 million in its first weekend in Chinese cinemas

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Taraji Henson (back, left), Octavia Spencer (centre) and Janelle Monae (back, right) in a scene from Hidden Figures. Photo: AP
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