Apr 17, 13
Harrison Ford was on the mound Monday night in front of a sold-out crowd at the Dodger Stadium in downtown Los Angeles. In honor of the Jackie Robinson Day celebration and the movie 42, the star gave the first ceremonial throw to home plate as thousands of fans at Dodger Stadium watched in awe.
The special moment didn’t have Harrison looking like a baseball player. Approaching the mound in a suit and wearing fancy shoes, it was more of a movie star type moment, but Harrison Ford did his best. The ball didn’t make the plate, bouncing before it was caught, it did get the game against the San Diego Padres started.
Mar 23, 13
Warner Brothers 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” 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.
Mar 21, 13
Are you near Kansas City? This is your chance! Harrison Ford will be in Kansas City, Missouri in April for a benefit showing of his Jackie Robinson movie “42.”
The film, which opens nationwide April 12, will be shown April 11 at the AMC Barrywoods theater as a benefit for the museum.
Jan 16, 13
Producers have posted a new trailer as the April 12 release date edges closer for “42,” the movie about Jackie Robinson. This longer version gives audiences a better look at the much-anticipated biopic from writer-director Brian Hegleland, who won an Oscar for the movie “L.A. Confidential” screenplay in 1997.
Jun 01, 12
Filming of the Jackie Robinson biopic, 42, began Monday morning at Engel Stadium.
Hundreds of Chattanoogans also had cameo roles. The local “extras” parked early this morning at Finley Stadium and went in CARTA buses to the filming site. A host of extras dressed in 1940s garb got off the buses. Some were in World War II military uniforms.
Apr 04, 12
There will not be a camera test for the Harrison Ford film “42” on Tuesday as announced earlier – Chattannogan says. This will be scheduled and announced for a later date.
Anyone interested in being an extra in the film must register by email with Catrett Locke Casting, and only those who have received a call back from the casting agency should attend the camera test. No walk-ups will be accepted.
Additionally, there will be an open casting call at Eastgate Town Center on Tuesday, April 10, from 11 a.