Al Pacino To Play Joe Paterno In New Biopic
Little more than a year after the scandal in the Pennsylvania State University football program was revealed, a project is being shopped around Hollywood to tell the story of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno.
Deadline broke the news, reporting that a film is being developed based on Joe Posnanski’s biography “Paterno.” Al Pacino is attached to play the title character and his manager, Rick Nicita, will act as producer. There’s no word yet on whether this will end up being a theatrical film or made for television.
Though Paterno is now known best for covering up the sex scandal…
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