Posted by | Ray Cornelius

A trailer for the new Warner Bros. film about Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player to break the color barrier, has been released and features music by Jay-Z.

“42” stars Chadwick Boseman as Robinson along with veteran actor Harrison Ford as Dodgers exec Branch Rickey, Nicole Beharie as Robinson’s wife, Jon Bernthal as starting pitcher Ralph Branca, Christopher Meloni as in-fielder Leo Durocher, T.R. Knight as the travelling secretary Harold Parrott, John C. McGinley as journalist Red Barber and Ryan Merriman as right-fielder Fred “Dixie” Walker.

Look for 42  to debut on April 12, 2013.

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