42 is a 2013 biographical film about the life of American legend and baseball player Jackie Robinson. It is directed by Brian Helgeland and star Chadwick Boseman as Robinson. It released on April 12, 2013.
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 as Jackie Robinson
- Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey
- Christopher Meloni as Leo Durocher
- Lucas Black as Pee Wee Reese
- Nicole Beharie as Rachel Isum
- Alan Tudyk as Ben Chapman
- John C. McGinley as Red Barber
- Ryan Merriman as Dixie Walker
- Jud Tylor as Laraine Day
- T.R. Knight as Harold Parrott
- Hamish Linklater as Ralph Branca
- Gino Anthony Pesi as Joe Garagiola
- Brett Cullen as Clay Hopper