Renowned actor Al Pacino is portraying Joe Paterno in an upcoming film.
The movie, which will be on HBO, is currently in production. Multi-time Oscar winner Barry Levinson is directing the project.
When it was announced that Pacino would be the leading role, many people wondered what he would like as Paterno.
You can wonder no more.
Deadline Hollywood has the first look at Pacino as Paterno and it is eerie.
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) July 16, 2017
According to Variety, the film will focus heavily on the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
“After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure on behalf of the victims.”
There is no release date for the movie.