Topic: Chadwick Boseman
'42' emphasizes Robinson's ordeal in baseball to the exclusion of everything else in his life.
Jackie Robinson will be played by 'The Express' actor Chadwick Boseman. Robinson is famous as the first African-American player to break the color barrier in major league baseball.
Google is honoring the first African-American baseball player with a doodle on Jackie Robinson's 94th birthday. And a new movie, '42,' opens soon that portrays the life of Jackie Robinson.