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Fantastic Trailer for Jackie Robinson Biopic '42' with Harrison Ford

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September 20, 2012
Source: Apple

Jackie Robinson 42 Trailer

The True Story of an American Legend. It's almost time for the playoffs, and with one baseball movie going into theaters (Trouble with the Curve), another one is being lined up. Warner Bros has debuted a trailer for 42, the Brian Helgeland-directed Jackie Robinson biopic starring Chadwick Boseman as the first black Major League Baseball player. Harrison Ford also stars as Branch Rickey, the Dodger's manager who drafts him. This looks outstanding I was impressed by the trailer and footage. I really want to see this! Even more than Trouble with the Curve. Those few lines, the editing and music, this looks terrific. Don't miss it!

Watch the first trailer for Brian Helgeland's baseball biopic 42, in high def from Apple:

42 stars Harrison Ford as innovative Dodger's general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB exec who first signed Robinson to the minors and helped to bring him up to the show, and Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson, the heroic African American who was the first man to break the color line in the big leagues. Tells the powerful story of the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947.

42 is written and directed by Oscar winning writer-filmmaker Brian Helgeland, previously of Payback, A Knight's Tale and The Order. He's most known for his writing, credited on L.A. Confidential, Conspiracy Theory, Mystic River, Man on Fire, Green Zone and Robin Hood. Warner Bros will open 42 on April 12th.

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Reader Feedback - 41 Comments

1

Would've been infinitely better without the rap.

Chazzy on Sep 20, 2012

2

This is now the third trailer to include Jay-Z's music that would have been better without it.

axalon on Sep 20, 2012

3

I think this is only instance where its actually COMPLETELY relevant...Brooklyn Dodgers, New York City, New York bred music...the song it called "Brooklyn (We Go Hard)", actually mentions Jackie Robinson, several times. I agree, even though I love good Rap Music/Hip-Hop, it is SO over used. And the stuff they do use is usually sh*t. But cummon man, even if you're not a fan, you have to appreciate how well it actually fits.

Ayotunde Afolabi on Sep 21, 2012

4

Loved the trailer regardless of the song,which didn't take away from it at all imo but to each their own.

TheLaughingMan on Sep 20, 2012

5

Yes.

Quanah on Sep 20, 2012

6

Jackie would spit on that music.

DAVIDPD on Sep 20, 2012

7

STFU you crusty old white fart.

Bobo_Vision on Sep 20, 2012

8

Stay classy Bobo.

DAVIDPD on Sep 20, 2012

9

LOL, just kidding, bro. (((((((HUGS)))))))

Bobo_Vision on Sep 20, 2012

10

No worries.

DAVIDPD on Sep 20, 2012

11

Do you wanna cyber sex with me?

Bobo_Vision on Sep 20, 2012

12

OMG I need to see this. Excellent use of Hova. Hip hop used right in a period trailer for once!

Leigh on Sep 20, 2012

13

Jay-Z? What a surprise choice for music!

Carlos Cortes on Sep 20, 2012

14

I swear Jay-Z must have bought out half of Hollywood his music is showing up in too many trailers which reminds me...the great gatsby,gangster squad,and now 42? All Warner Bros films...something strange is going on all right

JerseyBoy on Sep 20, 2012

15

LOL @ all the complaints about the music...Brooklyn Dodgers..song is called 'Brooklyn (Go Hard)'..mentions Jackie Robinson throughout the song, movie is about Jackie Robinson..plus the song is dope...and this movie looks incredible

Corey Ross on Sep 20, 2012

16

they could had pick a better music

truong18 on Sep 20, 2012

17

Your mother could have picked a better form of birth control. Too harsh?

Bobo_Vision on Sep 21, 2012

18

Maybe his mother is a Democrat and can't afford birth control, like career student Sandra Fluke...

Jim on Sep 21, 2012

19

"I make everything political, even if it makes me seem crazy." Fixed that for you.

bbmcrae on Sep 24, 2012

20

"Fixed that to show my obliviousness to reality." Fixed that for you.

Jim on Oct 3, 2012

21

Man, you're just a sad troll here, huh?

bbmcrae on Sep 24, 2012

22

Kickass trailer!!!

Cody W on Sep 20, 2012

23

Brooklyn we goes hard baby.... that's a trailer... that's story.... that's a hella good use of hip hop and that's an academy award nom for Ford. Jus' sayin'.

Duane on Sep 20, 2012

24

Awww.. dammit.... it drops On April 12th. Ford might miss his nomination window. Boo.

Duane on Sep 20, 2012

25

Whoever plays Pee Wee Reese has got a golden chance at some Best Supporting Actor Awards here.

BSL on Sep 20, 2012

26

Yeah! Looks great!

grimjob on Sep 20, 2012

27

I love how rap music brings out the racism.

Anderson on Sep 20, 2012

28

The racists will thumb down your comment and mine. But wait until you find out who those people are. The rabbit hole goes deep my friend.

Bobo_Vision on Sep 21, 2012

29

This looks like it might be a good film. Harrison Ford looks amazing in his role. I'll probably see this one.

Thexn on Sep 21, 2012

30

Waouuw, I'm sure about one things, this film looks great !!

steeve on Sep 21, 2012

31

Even tho I HATE the sport of baseball and find it god awfully boring. I've always enjoyed baseball movies. 61*, Moneyball, League of their own, The Scout, etc. I'm sure this will be another great baseball film.

IamSlave on Sep 21, 2012

32

Horrible song choice. Cliche dialogue. Professor Henry Jones and an angry black man. Nothing original nor cool about this.

Jim on Sep 21, 2012

33

I immediately want to see this.

Kwaz on Sep 21, 2012

34

Now that was badass. Definitely interesting. They could have gone for the Sappy, feel good, disney crap and they didn't. Well done

ryan on Sep 21, 2012

35

the fact that alex wants to see the movie trouble with the curve shakes me to my core. that movie looks fucking horendous

poo on Sep 21, 2012

36

Yes. We get the song is referencing JAckie Robinson.... that doesnt make the intrusion of rap in this era any less jarring.

Chazzy on Sep 21, 2012

37

The Trailer is Hard, the music is Hard and Chadwick Boseman is Hard! I hope we get some angry black man (the fear of the country) in this one.

Joe on Sep 21, 2012

38

The angry black man will ravage your anus after your bring him home to your apartment from the gay bar.

Bobo_Vision on Sep 21, 2012

39

Looks good, I see weeping in my future. Also, T.R. Knight is looking damn good!

tzarinna on Sep 21, 2012

40

What? You guys want Coldplay fuckin' playing or what? LOL

Daniel Vu Tran on Sep 23, 2012

41

Really not a fan of sports films, but this looks incredible!

Danimal on Sep 24, 2012

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