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Brian De Palma to direct Al Pacino in Joe Paterno flick

It was revealed in 2012 that Al Pacino would star as disgraced Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming biopic. According to Deadline, Brian De Palma is now attached to direct the feature, titled Happy Valley. De Palma and Pacino previously worked together on the gangster flicks Scarface and Carlito’s Way. Dave McKenna (American History X) is […]

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Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno in Penn State movie

Al Pacino is attached to play disgraced Pennsylvania State football coach Joe Paterno in a new movie concerning the sex scandal that rocked America. According to Deadline, a package including Pacino and the rights to Joe Posnanski’s biography Paterno is being shopped to potential buyers. Paterno built one of the most remarkable college football programs in history, […]

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