The Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that took down Penn State’s illustrious college football program is getting the HBO movie treatment.

Al Pacino is set to star in the project, with Barry Levinson attached to direct and executive produce, the Hollywood Reporter reports. Pacino will play Joe Paterno, the winningest coach in college football history who becomes embroiled in the sexual abuse scandal surrounding his longtime assistant coach Sandusky. The scandal challenges his legacy and forces him to face questions of institutional failure on behalf of the victims:

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