• ‘Paterno' Trailer: Al Pacino Recreates Joe Paterno's Downfall

    3 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    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 Paterno's life.
    Joe Paterno was a college football legend - a coach with the most victories in NCAA FBS history. Then it all came crashing down. A child sex abuse scandal involving Paterno's former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky broke in 2011, and an...
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  • ‘Paterno' Trailer: Al Pacino Confronts Reality In HBO Movie

    ‘Paterno' Trailer: Al Pacino Confronts Reality In HBO Movie

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    HBO has released the official trailer and announced the premiere date for Paterno. The HBO Films presentation debuts Saturday, April 7 at 8 PM.
    Starring Al Pacino in the title role, the drama centers on Penn State's Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Paterno's legacy is challenged and he is forced to face questions of institutional failure in regard to the...
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  • Cover Up In Happy Valley: Full PATERNO Trailer Sells A Sports World SPOTLIGHT

    Cover Up In Happy Valley: Full PATERNO Trailer Sells A Sports World SPOTLIGHT

    3 monthes ago - By Birth Movies Death

    Barry Levinson's latest HBO film follows a trail of corruption at Penn State.
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  • Paterno Trailer: HBO's Biopic Starring Al Pacino Gets a Premiere Date

    Paterno Trailer: HBO's Biopic Starring Al Pacino Gets a Premiere Date

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    HBO has released the first full trailer for Paterno , the upcoming drama following the controversy surrounding Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. Starring Al Pacino , Riley Keough, Greg Grunberg, Kathy Baker, and Annie Parisse, the film is directed by Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson and looks to peer into the internal chaos at the university in the aftermath of the abuse scandal. In particular, the film examines just how much Paterno knew about the allegations against Sandusky before news of the scandal broke.
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  • HBO's ‘Paterno' Trailer: How Much Did Penn State Coach Know?

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    HBO has released a full-length trailer for the upcoming film “Paterno,” starring Al Pacino as the embattled Penn State football coach.
    Directed by Barry Levinson, “Paterno” centers on Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal as he faced pressure from all sides to resign and serious questions about how much he knew.
    “I raised millions of dollars for this university, I have a staff and a squad that can win a national championship,” Pacino taunts in the trailer. “You wanna fire me? Try it.”
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  • HBO Films Releases Official Trailer for Paterno

    HBO Films Releases Official Trailer for Paterno

    3 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

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    HBO Films releases official trailer for Paterno
    HBO has released a full-length trailer for their upcoming film Paterno , starring Al Pacino as the titular figure, which can be viewed below.
    The drama centers on Penn State's Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the sexual abuse scandal revolving around his assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. After becoming the “winningest” coach in college football history, Paterno's legacy is challenged and he is forced to face questions of institutional failure in regard to the victims. Sandusky was ultimately sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison...
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