Al Pacino is Phil Spector

Al Pacino to play Phil Spector

Al Pacino will play music producer Phil Spector in a forthcoming HBO biopic.

According to The New York Times, the movie will cover Spector’s musical innovations as well as his 2009 conviction on murder charges.

David Mamet will pen the screenplay, while Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson has been named as the project’s executive producer.