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Al Pacino’s 1st Pics As Joe Paterno, Child Rapist-Protecting Football Coach

Here's one of the first pics of Al Pacino on a NY movie set as Joe Paterno — the disgraced Penn State football coach who concealed the criminal actions of a serial child rapist. Pacino is playing Paterno in an upcoming HBO movie about the Penn… Permalink Continue reading

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TV News Roundup: Al Pacino’s HBO Film ‘Paterno’ Releases Full Trailer, Premiere Date (Watch)

In today’s roundup, HBO Films announced the premiere date for “Paterno,” and VH1 released the cast for the 10th season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” DATES HBO Films will debut “Paterno” starring Al Pacino on April 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Pacino plays the titular role in a drama about Penn State’s Joe Paterno following the […] Continue reading

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Al Pacino’s 1st Pics As Joe Paterno, Child Rapist-Protecting Football Coach

Here's one of the first pics of Al Pacino on a NY movie set as Joe Paterno — the disgraced Penn State football coach who concealed the criminal actions of a serial child rapist. Pacino is playing Paterno in an upcoming HBO movie about the Penn… Permalink Continue reading

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TV Review: ‘Paterno’ With Al Pacino on HBO

Watching HBO Films’ latest snatched-from-the-headlines project, “Paterno,” one can’t help but wonder how different it might have been had Brian De Palma directed it. He’s had an advantageous working relationship with star Al Pacino on both “Scarface” and “Carlito’s Way.” In his hands, the film could have been a “King Lear”-level tragedy about a sports […] Continue reading

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How a Hair & Makeup Team Transformed Al Pacino Into HBO’s ‘Paterno’

In HBO’s “Paterno,” director Barry Levinson tells the story of the Penn State pedophile scandal — in which assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with a pattern of child molestation that stretched over 15 years — and its effect on Joe Paterno, the winningest head football coach in NCAA history. It was the job of […] Continue reading

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HBO Films’ PATERNO to be Released on DVD

AcademyA and EmmyA award winner Al Pacino stars in HBO Films' two-time EmmyA -nominated drama Paterno, arriving on DVD August 28, 2018. Centered on the legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, the DVD comes with two bonus features delving deeper into Paterno's life and impact. Continue reading

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HBO’s ‘Phil Spector,’ Starring Al Pacino & Helen Mirren, To Air March 24

HBO's "Phil Spector" debutes Sunday, March 24, on HBO. Written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet, the film centers on the relationship between legend…Read More >
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