According to MLB, Brian Helgeland, the author of L.A. Confidential and Mystic River, has been tabbed to write and direct the story about Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947. Chadwick Boseman will play Jackie and Harrison Ford will portray Branch Rickey. I can see Indiana Jones as Branch Rickey, can’t you?
It has been rumored however that David Stern may nix it and of course, Bud is hoping Stern does OK the sale of the Dodgers.
It is now established that Czar Stern is the most powerful person in the world.