42 Official Trailer – The Life Story of Jackie Robinson

Photo courtesy of The Birmingham News, found on Check out the trailer for 42, the film about Jackie Robinson’s life story. It stars Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, Ryan Merriman, Brad Beyer, Judy Tylor, Jon Bernthal, Nicole Beharie, Chadwick Boseman, and T.R. Knight. It’s directed and written by Brian Helgeland.


Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures are teaming up with director Brian Helgeland for “42,” the powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. “42” will star Academy Award(R) nominee Harrison Ford (“Witness”) as the innovative Dodger’s general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who first signed Robinson to the minors and then helped to bring him up to the show, and Chadwick Boseman (“The Express”) as Robinson, the heroic African American who was the first man to break the color line in the big leagues.

Here’s the trailer:

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I’m definitely excited to see this! How about you guys? It’s in theaters April 12th, 2013, mark your calendars!



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