Brian Helgeland (42) Interview

Brian Helgeland (42) Interview

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Brian Helgeland Interview

A baseball fan at heart, Brian Helgeland was thrilled with the opportunity to write and direct 42.

The film is based on history's most celebrated baseball figure, Jackie Robinson, and pays tribute to the legacy and impact Robinson made when he became the first African American Major League Baseball player.

Tribute.ca spoke with Brian in Los Angeles about the prep work he had to do before writing the script, casting the film and the directors who have most influenced his career.

Interview by Bonnie Laufer Krebs for Tribute Entertainment Media Group

Brian Helgeland Interview A baseball fan at heart, Brian Helgeland was thrilled with the opportunity to write and direct 42. The film is based on history's most celebrated baseball figure, Jackie Robinson, and pays tribute to the legacy and impact ...
42
release date:April 12, 2013
Tuesday July 16, 2013 (dvd)
genre:Drama
running time:128 min.
director:Brian Helgeland
studio:Warner Bros. Pictures
producer(s):Thomas Tull
screenplay:Brian Helgeland
cast:Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, Andre Holland, Lucas Black, Hamish Linklater, Ryan Merriman
inspiration:Jackie Robinson
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