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Robert Redford finally gets ugly

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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]


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