Brian De Palma Will Direct That Forthcoming Joe Paterno Movie Starring …

We learned back in September that Joe Posnanski's book Paterno would be hitting the big screen, and that Al Pacino had been lined up to play the late Penn State coach. We hadn't heard anything since then, so we hadn't thought anything of it, at least not until we saw this Deadline report: » 1/17/13 7:40pm 1/17/13 7:40pm

Al Pacino Will Play Joe Paterno In A Proposed Movie Based On Joe…

We could have anticipated many of the byproducts of the Penn State scandal—flawed apologies, spunky T-shirts, cardboard cutouts—but we were not expecting a movie deal with Al Pacino attached. » 9/07/12 6:19pm 9/07/12 6:19pm