Not much is known thus far about the plot, other than it's said to focus on the fall out of the sexual abuse scandal as opposed to Paterno's football coaching career. Paterno died in January 2012 and, several months later, Sandusky was found guilty. He was 85 years old.
The photo shows Pacino wearing Penn State gear and glasses looking just like the late Paterno.
Pacino has made his living portraying heroes and heels, but usually not at the same time.
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He first played a soldier in Pork Chop Hill and then a villain in the Alfred Hitchcock classic North By Northwest . His film roles ranged from the grand to the quirky, from " Cleopatra " to " The Greatest Story Ever Told ".
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It has not yet been revealed who will play Sandusky in the HBO film.
Now in production, the movie, written by Debora Cahn (Grey's Anatomy, The West Wing) and John C. Richards (Nurse Betty) and David McKenna (American History X, Blow), does not yet have a premiere date. Levinson previously directed Pacino in You Don't Know Jack (2010) for HBO.
In addition to the Pacino photo, HBO released a few more casting details. (She eventually won a Pulitzer Prize for her investigative work and is now a reporter for CNN.) Kathy Baker is cast as Paterno's wife, Sue, while Greg Grunberg will play his son (presumably Jay, who was on his father's coaching staff at Penn State).