Gifted's Octavia Spencer Wins NAACP's Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Award


Woo hoo!

Last night Octavia Spencer won the NAACP Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in 'Gifted.'

In 'Gifted,' Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) - in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.

A huge congratulations to Octavia Spencer and all of last night's winners!

'Gifted' is now available everywhere.