42 (Also Known As: 42: The Jackie Robinson Story) is a Biography, Drama, Sport film directed and written by Brian Helgeland. It was released on 12 April 2013 (USA). It stars Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford. The film’s content is about Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season..