Chadwick Boseman Talks About Playing Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson in '42'

Actor Chadwick Boseman discusses his role in the new film about Jackie Robinson.
1:46 | 04/12/13

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Transcript for Chadwick Boseman Talks About Playing Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson in '42'
-- Check how do you. Put yourself -- that's an outrageous. Situation. That you cannot imagine to play this character that experiences horrible racism -- -- what you do to just getting to actor. Would not completely. You know outside. Let's where racism is Rios still. Is still realists although -- having experienced you know what did Jackie Robinson experience that extreme -- news. My own experiences to -- -- in it the same time you try to set the context. For yourself put yourself in his shoes. Did you. Topsy alliance footage from Jackie because I mean every senator and as I mean everybody nobody -- -- -- -- New Year's -- you look like him. Mark coaches. They would study is batting stances and I would be hopes that he -- bank's stated -- his race now. It and more importantly you've been -- that this period in which he played the game. It that's what we you know that was our. -- mark so I tried to copy is batting style we split screen my practice with his footage and did I was steady it is slow motion. This so. That's -- that's how we try to achieve that. Fina -- they just say getting beat up his kindness and -- -- you know. The best thing about me and -- I think they -- I used Tagamet -- had he flew -- I was so those cities misses him -- -- and -- campaign. Those who knows. I know it's -- that.

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