Sneak Peek: Jackie Robinson Biopic

42 Jackie Robinson Chadwick Boseman

Sneak Peek: Jackie Robinson Biopic

An exclusive look at "42," starring Chadwick Boseman.

Published February 21, 2013

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Jackie Robinson is coming to life on the big screen this year and we've got your exclusive look at the film. 

42 stars Chadwick Boseman as the legendary baseball player who made history by becoming the first Black man to play for the major leagues. The biopic, directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River), also stars Nicole Beharie and Harrison Ford

In our sneak peek video, the stars of the film talk about Robinson's groundbreaking contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers, the trials he faced as a Black man on an all-white field and what it feels like to recreate a moment in sports history. 42 is in theaters April 5, 2013.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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