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There's a movie about Jackie Robinson on the way, and it looks absolutely fantastic. The first trailer for 42, the movie about the man who broke the color barrier in baseball, has been released. The film, which stars Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford, will be released in April of 2013, just in time for baseball season. The trailer is phenomenal and will likely have baseball fans eager for the release six months in advance. Check it out below (with a hat tip to SportsGrid)
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You can find me in the movie theater the day that this movie releases. I have heard some tidbits here and there about this movie, but the trailer takes it to a new level. The movie is written and directed by Brian Helgeland (“L.A. Confidential”), and the movie chronicles the story of Jackie Robinson and his incredibly difficult journey to becoming the first African-American...
Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson broke major league baseball’s color barrier when he debuted at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. The rest of his stellar career is, as they say, history. Now, we finally have a cinematic description of Robinson’s story that will be hitting theaters next spring. Here’s the [...]
Almost 66 years ago, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball. Check out the trailer for the new film, “42″ chronicling the life and career of the baseball legend. 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 [...]
Is it possible to already be looking forward to next April?If you're a Boston Red Sox or Chicago Cubs fan...probably. Your teams are out of it and that's pretty much all you have going for you. But, April 2013 also marks the time the Jackie Robinson bopic "42" hits theaters.Last December, news broke that Hollywood hotshot Harrison Ford was tabbed to play legendary...
Actual picture of Branch Rickey signing Jackie Robinson.Normally I don’t get too excited about films on this side of the UPROXX mansion, but occasionally a sports movie comes out that gets my jock strap a-risin’. And now that Trouble with the Curve is out in theaters, we can talk about the other sports movie that looks pretty decent, 42. Written and directed by Brian Helgeland...
Warner Bros. Pictures just released a trailer for 42: The True Story of an American Legend, a film that portrays the real-life story of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, the first black player in Major League Baseball. Starring in 42 are Chadwick Boseman (as Jackie Robinson), Harrison Ford, and Alan Tudyk.
The film is fittingly set to hit theaters in April 2013, the month when the 2013 MLB
If you're a baseball fan, I dare you to watch this and not get excited. I can't wait to see this movie:
The movie's scheduled to come out on April 12, 2013 and stars Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson, Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey, Christopher Meloni as Leo Durocher, John C. McGinley as Red Barber, and Alan Tudyk as racist jerkwad Ben Chapman. Mark your calendars.