42 is an upcoming 2013 biographical film about the life of baseball player Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. It is written and directed by Oscar winning filmmaker Brian Helgeland, who is most known for his writing, credited on L.A. Confidential, Conspiracy Theory, Mystic River, Man on Fire, Green Zone, and Robin Hood.
Chadwick Boseman starring as Robinson, with Harrison Ford as 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. The cast also includes Christopher Meloni as Leo Durocher, T.R. Knight as Harold Parrott, Lucas Black as Pee Wee Reese, and Nicole Beharie as Rachel Isum.
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