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Chadwick Boseman's Jackie Robinson Biopic '42' Coming Back To Movie Theaters!

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By Mike Walters

Chadwick Boseman's portrayal of baseball legend, Jackie Robinson, will once again be shown on the big screen after several movie chains decided to show special screenings of the flick '42.'

According to multiple reports, AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas, and Cinemark will show '42' on the big screen all month. Although specific dates for the showings have not been announced, it is said ticket prices will be discounted to only $5.

In the movie, Boseman stars as baseball great Jackie Robinson, who was a standout player on the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 and famously broke the 'color barrier' in Major League Baseball.

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According to AL.com, parts of the movie were filmed in Alabama and the late actor spoke to the news outlet about how growing up he thought of the baseball great as a civil-rights trailblazer like Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.

“I knew the story as like ... a history book text, like this is what you need to know about Black history,” he told the outlet.

As we reported, Chadwick died after silently suffering from colon cancer for the past 4 years and receiving multiple surgeries and chemotherapy for the disease.

Interestingly, Boseman described his anxiety of making sure he delivered bast on the great responsibility it was of playing the baseball legend.

Chadwick Boseman Describes Anxiety Of Delivering On Legendary Role

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“It’s funny because I celebrated at first,” Boseman told AL.com.

He added “Then you have that anxiety that sets in after you realize that, ‘Oh, my God, I have to do this,’ and you look at the amount of research and baseball training and all of that. You don’t want to let baseball fans down because you want baseball to be represented correctly. You don’t want to let people that view him as a hero down, and you also don’t want to let down the kids that are watching that don’t know Jackie Robinson and you’re their introduction to this man and to this story. And then you have the family, who, they’ve wanted this movie to be made 15, 20 years, really even longer than that."

BTW -- Boseman's performance was praised by critics and the movie did close to $100 Millon in box office sales worldwide.

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