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Legendary Courts Harrison Ford To Play Branch Rickey In Jackie Robinson Film '42'

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Legendary Pictures is courting Harrison Ford to play Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey in 42, the Brian Helgeland-directed chronicle of how Rickey and Jackie Robinson eradicated segregation in baseball in 1947. Helgeland has written a script after Legendary jump-started a long dormant project in collaboration with Robinson’s widow, Rachel Robinson. The film’s being produced by Legendary’s Thomas Tull with Jon Jashni and Dick Cook exec producing. The film will be released by Warner Bros.

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alycakes1821d ago

Anything he does is okay with me. Ford has earned the respect of all film makers. He is a great actor so I'm sure if he does this it will turn out wonderful.

aDDicteD1815d ago

well he is a great actor