‘Paterno’ Trailer: Al Pacino Recreates Joe Paterno’s Downfall

Al Pacino may not appear in many big screen features these days, but he’s had a steady run taking the lead as several real-life figures in HBO movies. Pacino’s latest HBO film is Paterno, telling the story of the disgraced Penn State Nittany Lions coach. The Paterno trailer below presents the dramatic events swirling around the end of […]

HBO’s ‘Paterno’ Trailer: A Weary Al Pacino Fields Questions About Jerry Sandusky

“Did you know about Jerry?” The implicit accusation in those words resound through the short teaser trailer for Paterno, HBO’s movie about the disgraced Penn State football coach whose shining legacy was tainted in the wake of a horrific child sex abuse convictions of his assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky. Al Pacino plays the titular Joe Paterno, a […]

Paterno Teaser: See Al Pacino Under Fire in HBO's Penn State Docudrama

Al Pacino has some tough questions to answer in his latest HBO biopic. Pacino plays revered Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in the upcoming film, set to debut this spring, and in the first-look teaser above, we see Paterno’s final days as coach marred by the horrific sex-abuse scandal involving assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. […]

Al Pacino Is Joe Paterno In New HBO Film From Barry Levinson — First Look

Academy Award winner Al Pacino is about to tackle one of his most controversial roles yet, portraying late college football legend Joe Paterno. HBO on Sunday released the first photo from its as-yet-untitled Barry Levinson film, which chronicles the downfall of Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. The project — directed by […]

Al Pacino to Play Joe Paterno in HBO Pic About Penn State Scandal

Al Pacino is tackling the Penn State sex abuse scandal head-on. The Oscar winner is set to play late college football legend Joe Paterno in a currently untitled HBO movie that chronicles the coach’s downfall in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. RELATEDBig Little Lies Season 2 Inches Closer to Reality, Author Liane Moriarty […]