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HBO’s Joe Paterno movie starring Al Pacino is now casting in New York City.

HBO’s new movie surrounding Joe Paterno is now ramping up production in New York City. Grant Wilfley Casting is currently seeking men and women ages 18 to 25 years old to portray college students for the upcoming HBO film starring Al Pacino as the Penn State Coach Joe Paterno. Filming will shoot in New York City starting this July through September.

About HBO’s Joe Paterno movie:

Joe Paterno
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – OCT 9: Penn State coach Joe Paterno looks down during a loss to Illinois at Beaver Stadium October 9, 2010 in University Park, PA (Editorial credit: Richard Paul Kane /

According to Variety, the movie’s logline is the following: “After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure on behalf of the victims.”

To audition for a role in the new movie, check out the casting call breakdown below.

HBO Joe Paterno Movie

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking SAG-AFTRA/Non Union Men & Women 18-25 to portray college students for the upcoming HBO film UNTITLED LEVINSON PROJECT, starring Al Pacino as Penn State Coach Joe Paterno.

Filming in NY Shoot dates TBD shooting July-September.

If you are available and interested please email with the subject line reading: FB College Student

In the body of the email please include the following:
– Name
– Phone #
– Union Status
– Current sizes: Height Weight MEN: Jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe WOMEN: Dress, bust, waist, hips, shoe
– Please attach 2-3 current photos that clearly depict your current look

If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply

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