Chadwick Boseman in ’42’ – Portraying a Groundbreaking Athlete

The tragic death of Chadwick Boseman is heart breaking and the world has lost a great talent. Boseman gained international acclaim in “Black Panther” though also gained great acclaim for his portrayal of ground breaking African American athlete, Jackie Robinson in the film ’42’.

The film was directed by Brian Helgeland and starred Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie and Lucas Black and shows the huge struggles and odds, Jackie Robinson had to overcome to gain his status as one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

Boseman, in the title role of Robinson, exudes calm, maturity, spirit as well as the loneliness Robinson must have felt at times as he simply tried to play the game he loved. ’42’ is a fitting tribute to both……

Published by Wandering & Travelling

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