Paterno — Teaser Trailer

source:   hbo.com

added: Fri, Jan 19th '18

HBO has released the first teaser trailer for "Paterno," the upcoming cable movie about the shocking downfall of legendary and beloved Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, as portrayed here by Oscar-and-Emmy-winner Al Pacino.

Set in the aftermath of the bombshell Penn State scandal, in which Paterno's long-time assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested for molesting more than 50 young boys over the course of 15 years, the film is directed by Oscar-and-Emmy-winning filmmaker Barry Levinson (Rain Man, The Wizard of Lies, You Don't Know Jack).

Co-starring Riley Keough, Annie Parisse, Greg Grunberg, Larry Mitchell, Tess Frazer, and Kathy Baker, "Paterno" is set to debut sometime in the spring on HBO.

synopsis:
Paterno 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 victims.

 

directed by   Barry Levinson

starring   Al Pacino, Riley Keough, Annie Parisse, Greg Grunberg, Larry Mitchell, Tess Frazer, Kathy Baker

release date   Spring 2018 (on HBO)

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