- Mon Apr 15, 2013, 4:28 AM GMT
The Brian Helgeland-directed film breaks a new record as the biggest opening for a baseball movie, while 'Scary Movie 5' follows in the second place with the smallest debut for the franchise.READ MORE
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 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.
Chadwick Boseman portrays the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.READ MORE
Relatively unknown actor Chadwick Boseman is tapped to play the iconic baseball player in the upcoming biopic, while Ford is set to portray Hall of Fame baseball executive Branch Rickey.READ MORE