He’s raised a ton of money from Hollywood types including a fundraiser right here in Atlanta with Tyler Perry in March. It comes as no surprise then that between fundraisers in town the President will drop by the set of ’42’, a film about Jackie Robinson’s first year in the Bigs.
Deadline reports that Obama wants to visit the set of “42,” the movie about baseball great Jackie Robinson. Actor Chadwick Boseman plays the athlete who broke MLB’s color line by joining the Dodgers in 1947, and Harrison Ford stars as Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey. The movie, which has been filming in Birmingham, Chattanooga and Macon, is wrapping up with some final background scenes in Atlanta this week