PHOTO: HBO Shares First Look at Al Pacino as Joe Paterno

HBO has shared a first look photo for HBO Films' UNTITLED BARRY LEVINSON PROJECT, currently in production. Check it out at left. Starring Al Pacino, and directed by Barry Levinson, the film centers on Joe Paterno, who, after becoming the winningest coach in COLLEGE FOOTBALL history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims.

Executive produced by Barry Levinson, Jason Sosnoff, Tom Fontana, Edward R. Pressman, Rick Nicita and Lindsay Sloane. Produced by Amy Herman. The film was written by Debora Cahn and John C. Richards and David McKenna. In Association with Sony Pictures Television.

Photo credit: Marcell Rév/HBO

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