Hbo releases full trailer for paterno, starring al pacino. Everyone at penn state looks awful one more time in this hbo movie. I wont watch the hbo movie paterno that aired this weekend. Penn state student reaction to hbo paterno movie youtube. State college, pa riley keough to play sara ganim in hbo. Actress riley keough will play reporter sara ganim in hbos upcoming movie about joe paterno starring al pacino as the late penn state head coach, according to a report by variety. Al pacino portrays beloved and disgraced penn state football coach joe paterno in new hbo film academy award winner al pacino, right, stars as the disgraced football coach in. Hbo releases full trailer for paterno movie, announces. Al pacino will star as former penn state football coach joe paterno in a new hbo movie to be directed by barry levinson, variety has learned. If hed saved just 1 child from sandusky pedophile it would have. Paterno fails to get to the heart of the penn state.
State college you wont see any movie posters or marketing for hbos paterno movie in the very place where interest in the jerry sandusky scandal dramatization is likely to be highest penn state, itself. Paterno centers on penn state s joe paterno played by al pacino in the aftermath of the jerry sandusky sexual abuse scandal. The jerry sandusky sex scandal that took down penn states illustrious college football program is getting the hbo movie treatment. There is this word thats probably floating around in your head. If you have watched any form of media in the last seven years, this may be what penn state is to you. The first trailer for hbos paterno, starring al pacino as former penn state head coach joe paterno, was released on friday. Hbos reckless joe paterno movie blasted by 300 penn. Paterno, which premiered on hbo on saturday night, focused on the the sandusky scandal at penn state, beginning around the time the sandusky indictment became. The fourpart, limited college football series airs. Hbo joe paterno movie reveals truth about penn state scandal. Paterno is a 2018 american television drama film directed by barry levinson.
Hbo bringing hard knocks of penn state game week to new series. Al pacino is set to star in the project, with barry levinson attached to direct and exec produce. Al pacino is set to star in the project, with barry levinson. Hbo releases trailer, premiere date for joe paterno biopic. Penn state football lettermen call paterno movie an. But for some penn state alumni, the hbo movie paterno will not represent the joe they knew. Al pacino to star in jerry sandusky sex scandal hbo movie. Barry levinsons paterno examines a coachs passion, and his complicity the penn state coachs fall from grace is depicted in a new hbo movie, paterno, directed by barry levinson and starring al. Paterno tv movie 2018 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Head coach joe paterno of the penn state nittany lions walks the sideline while trailing against the northwestern wildcats on september 24, 2005 at ryan field in evanston, illinois. Penn state football fans are going to have a chance to experience the hard knocks the nittany lions go through as they prepare for a game. It stars al pacino as former penn state football coach joe paterno, and his career leading up to his dismissal following the universitys child sex abuse scandal in 2011. Starring al pacino in the title role, the drama centers on penn states joe paterno in the aftermath of the jerry sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
Al pacino portrays beloved and disgraced penn state. Penn state is now officially a part of hbos limited fourepisode 247 college football series, which will follow four undefeated teams while they navigate a week during the 2019 season. As much as paterno is a fictional recreation of real events, the socalled biopic had a few glaring errors that penn state fans could easily pick out. Al pacino will be joe paterno in upcoming hbo movie. Al pacino to play joe paterno in hbo pic about penn state. Hbo releases paterno movie trailer on penn state scandal. Levinsons 105minute film is a grim dissection of that twoweek slice of time when an american hero fell. The domino effect of the medias investment will see yet another major impact this evening when hbo premieres their movie paterno, starring al pacino, about the epic downfall, due to jerry. Al pacino to star as penn state coach joe paterno in new. A penn state movie has been in the works at hbo for years. Nearly 300 former penn state football players and coaches released a letter monday calling hbos paterno a movie that took shameless liberties about the late coach and the jerry sandusky scandal. And from what i understand, i am a part of that cult, so i may as well get a chance to weigh in. Penn state is featured on episode 2 of 247 college football, hbos collegiate version of hard knocks. Hbo tweeted the premiere date of paterno on friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by barry levinson.
After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, paternos legacy is challenged and he is forced to face questions of institutional failure in regard to the victims. Six weeks before it is set to premiere, hbo has released the full trailer for its film paterno about the penn state jerry sandusky child abuse scandal starring al pacino. Almost two years after hbo hit pause on its film about the penn state football scandal starring al pacino, the project is moving forward with a green light and a new director. With paterno set to premiere saturday night on hbo, the family of late penn state head coach joe paterno issued a statement saying many of the movies scenes bear little resemblance to what really. How to watch penn state hbo hard knocks episode online. Penn state lettermens group issues statement highly critical of hbos paterno movie. In this image released by hbo, al pacino portrays joe paterno in a scene from paterno, a film about the late penn state football coach. Because the movie was filmed on set rather than on penn states. Hbos film on joe paterno is a tragedy, not a documentary. Paternos screenwriter talked to buzzfeed news about how the hbo movie examines the complicity of good people who make terrible mistakes. Al pacino stars in hbos paterno, which tracks the demise of the penn state football coach after jerry sanduskys arrest on child sex abuse charges. Hbo has announced the production of an upcoming film focusing on the jerry sandusky sex scandal at penn state, reportedly bringing an alist star to play former coach joe paterno. Paterno centers on penn states joe paterno played by al pacino in the aftermath of the jerry sandusky sexual abuse scandal. Paterno, hbos movie about penn states famed head coach during the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal, will premiere in the spring of 2018, according to a.
Paterno fails to get to the heart of the penn state scandal by centering on the ambiguity of joe paternos role, hbos drama avoids confronting the real horrors of the jerry sandusky. Nearly 300 penn state football lettermen have issued a statement that is extremely critical of. Lung cancer detected by that mri, the jerry sandusky childsex scandal and the disturbing questions it raised, his hamfisted firing by penn state, it all coalesced to shatter the life and legend of joepa. Paterno movie on hbo follows joe paternos last two weeks before he was relieved of duties as the head coach of penn states natty lions football team, in the aftermath of the sandusky scandal.
With al pacino, kathy baker, kenneth maharaj, michael mastro. The hbo movie directed by barry levinson debuts april 7. Hbo paterno movie reveals complex truth about scandal that brought down penn state coach. Penn state football fans will get to see unrivaled access to their favorite team for one week this season when hbo shows up to happy valley to film 247 college football. The implicit accusation in those words resound through the short teaser trailer for paterno, hbos movie about the disgraced penn state football coach whose shining legacy was tainted in the. Penn state lettermens group issues statement highly. Riley keough, kathy baker, greg grunberg and annie parisse also star. Hbos movie about joe paternos penn state downfall is. Hbos paterno movie is a fairytale based on a media.868 1293 1093 888 1351 1114 1115 1572 1355 1427 1537 389 280 1518 1235 641 602 869 162 312 8 452 1290 136 888 1115 183 450 1470 1337 281 499 1254 901 762