Warner Bros. has debuted a new trailer for director Brian Helgeland’s Jackie Robinson film 42. Chadwick Boseman stars as the legendary baseball player who broke down racial segregation in major league baseball with the help of Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford).
Jackie Robinson’s was an incredibly inspiring personality who not only was a historic trailblazer but also became one of the best baseball players in history. I really hope this film will do him justice and from the looks of it, it has a good chance to do so.
Watch the trailer below or click over to Apple for HD. 42 opens on April 12th.
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.