42: Chadwick Boseman Hits Home Run in Jackie Robinson Biopic
Description:Chadwick Boseman landed the role of the lifetime when he was cast as no. 42 -- the jersey number of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, who changed the game forever.
"A pitfall is that you already know the story," says Boseman of attacking the role. "You can play him like he's an icon ...& not show him moment to moment, who he is, in each breath… and, so trying to not get ahead of the story is the major challenge. "
VIBE interviews Hollywood's new leading man about playing Jackie Robinson in 42(2:10)