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Watch 7 Clips From Jackie Robinson Biopic '42' (Chadwick Boseman, Nicole Beharie)

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by Tambay A. Obenson
March 27, 2013 10:18 AM
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WB set an official release date of April 122013 for 42, its Jackie Robinson biopic that Brian Helgeland directed for Legendary Pictures.

Relative newcomer Chadwick Boseman (who's worked primarily in television on shows like FringeJustified and Castle) is playing Jackie Robinson in the film, with Nicole Beharie as Robinson’s widow, Rachel Robinson, née Rachel Isum.

Also Harrison Ford co-stars as Branch Rickey - the Brooklyn Dodgers manager who made history by signing Robinson as the first black player in the history of the Major League Baseball organization.

Brian Helgeland directed from a script he also wrote, which tells Robinson's story, as the first African-American to play in the major leagues.

The WB has released a fresh batch of clips from the film. Watch all 7 of them below:


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