Newest Trailer for HBO's 'Paterno' Dives Deeper Into Sandusky's Assaults
“You want to fire me? Try it.”
HBO‘s upcoming film deals with disgraced Penn State college football coach Joe Paterno in the aftermath of assistant coach Jerry Sandusky and his sexual abuse incident. The full-length trailer stars Al Pacino as the titular Paterno and features his acclaim as one of the best coaches in college football history. Additionally, the film will spotlight Paterno’s legacy as he was forced to face questions of keeping Sandusky’s history of assault a secret.
In the footage above, we see Paterno face a myriad of people wondering how much he knew about Sandusky, from his employers threatening his job to his wife and children questioning his innocence. Check the trailer and share your thoughts below. Paterno is set to debut on HBO on April 7. In other entertainment news, Jared Leto becomes a Yakuza gang member in Netflix’s The Outsider.