The movie will be based on the bestselling book "Paterno" by Joe Posnanski.
“ 'Happy Valley' reunites the 'Scarface' and 'Carlito’s Way' team of De Palma and Pacino for the third time and I can’t think of a better duo to tell this story of a complex, intensely righteous man who was brought down by his own tragic flaw,” producer Edward Pressman told Deadline.com, which first reported the story.
No word on who will play Jerry Sandusky, the former assistant coach who was at the center of Paterno's fall from grace.
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