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Pacino to portray Joe Paterno

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Al Pacino, left, will portray Penn State football caoch Joe Paterno, right, in an upcoming HBO biopic directed by Barry Levinson. HBO said the film will focus on Paterno dealing with the fallout from the child sex abuse scandal involving his former assistant, Jerry Sandusky. A report commissioned by the university and conducted by a team led by former FBI Director Louis Freeh concluded that Paterno and three administrators hushed up the allegations against Sandusky.

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