Al Pacino Set to Play Joe Paterno In Biopic

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Al Pacino is attached to play the controversial Penn State football coach Joe Paterno for an upcoming untitled biopic. The film will be Based on the bestselling biography Paterno by Joe Posnanski. According to Deadline, instead of focusing merely on Paterno’s fall from grace and the sex abuse scandal involving Penn State University, the film will be a biopic, chronicling the life and career of a man many consider to be the greatest football coach of all time.