April 23, 2018
The HBO Film Paterno, starring Al Pacino as the legendary Penn State football coach, will be available for digital download May 7.
The film follows events surrounding Paterno and the aftermath of his assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse scandal. After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Paterno is embroiled in the Sandusky scandal, challenging his entire football legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure on behalf of the victims.
Co-written and directed by Barry Levinson, Paterno also stars Riley Keough (The Girlfriend Experience), Annie Parisse (Friends From College), Kathy Baker (The Age Of Adaline), Greg Grunberg (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Larry Mitchell (Brawl in Cell Block 99).