SportsByBrooks is reporting that ESPN Films is producing a bio movie about Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in 1947.
Robert Redford has signed on to play Branch Rickey — the brash, forward-thinking Dodgers manager who brought Robinson on to the big stage.
To recap, here’s what Branch Rickey looked like:
And here’s what Robert Redford looked like:
Before he started looking like an old lesbian:
Robert Redford as Branch Rickey in ESPN Flick [SportsbyBrooks]