42 movie poster Trailer For Brian Helgelands Jackie Robinson Biopic 42   Starring Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford & Nicole Beharie

iTunes Movie Trailers has premiered this debut trailer for the forthcoming Jackie Robinson biopic, ’42.’ The films follows the iconic story of Robinson, the first African-American to play in the major leagues. ’42′ stars Chadwick Boseman as Robinson and Academy Award nominee Harrison Ford  as the innovative Brooklyn 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 in 1947 – eradicating racial segregation in baseball. The film co-stars Nicole Beharie as Rachel Isum, who would become Robinson’s wife, as well as Christopher Meloni and T.R. Knight. Academy Award winner Brian Helgeland directs ’42′ from his own screenplay. The film arrives in cinemas on April 12th, 2013.

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.