On Sunday Oscar winning director Spike Lee went online to present film and baseball fans with the script of his unmade Jackie Robinson film.
Lee described the film as a “dream project”. The plan back in 1996 was for the director to again team up with Denzel Washington for their take on the life and legacy of the Brooklyn Dodgers legend who shattered MLB’s color barrier.
Sadly, for fans of cinema and baseball Spike says that Denzel said he was too old to play Robinson and the project never happened.
Read the full script here: jackie-robinson-spike-lee-script