Chris Meloni To Play Leo Durocher In Jackie Robinson Film '42'
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deadline.com BREAKING: Chris Meloni has been set to play Leo Durocher in 42, the Brian Helgeland-directed biopic about Jackie Robinson and the breaking of baseball’s color line. Chadwick Boseman is playing Robinson, and Harrison Ford is playing Branch Rickey, the Brooklyn Dodgers general manager who signed the second baseman and changed the world. Read »
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42 Synopsis and Credits

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures team 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 stars Harrison Ford 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 as Robinson, the heroic African-American who was the first man to break the color line in the big leagues. Together, they helped changed the game and the nation.

"42" stars Brad Beyer, Chadwick Boseman, Christopher Meloni, Harrison Ford, John C. McGinley, Nicole Beharie, Ryan Merriman, T.R. Knight, and Toby Huss.

Directed by Brian Helgeland.
Written by Brian Helgeland.
Produced by Dick Cook, Jon Jashni, and Thomas Tull.
Production company/distributor: Warner Bros..

Release Date: April 12, 2013

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