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Published On: Fri, Jan 11th, 2013

Harrison Ford headlines Jackie Robinson bio ’42’ with Chadwick Boseman NEW TRAILER

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for writer/director Brian Helgeland’s real life drama “42.”  The film chronicles how Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boesman) and Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) worked together to eradicate segregation in baseball in 1947. 

The film also stars Christopher Meloni, Jon Bernthal, Alan Tudyk, and John C. McGinley. (synopsis below)

 

Here’s the official synopsis for 42:

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.

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