Pacino to Play Dr. Death in TV Movie

Al Pacino is to play euthanasia activist Dr. Jack Kevorkian in a star-studded new TV movie.

The movie star will team up with Susan SarandonJohn Goodman and Danny Huston in Barry Levinson‘s You Don’t Know Jack, which will premiere this spring on HBO .

Kevorkian was dubbed Dr. Death when he stunned the world with his ‘Mercy Machine’ in the early 1990s, and performed his first assisted suicide.

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