The Jackie Robinson biopic "42" benefits from a very consistent publicity campaign. As of today, a number of 9 posters have been released for the baseball film which stars Chadwick Boseman as Robinson and is written and directed by Brian Helgeland ("Mystic River", "L.A. Confidential"). "42" is the story of both Jackie Robinson and legendary Brooklyn Dodgers executive Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) and how they changed the sports world forever. The film also star Christopher Meloni, Jon Bernthal, Nicole Beharie, John C. McGinley and Alan Tudyk. "42" will be released on April 12, 2013.
Check out the posters after the jump.
"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(R) 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. "
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