The Boston Globe reports Netflix is developing the film. Frates has been battling ALS since 2012.READ MORE: Westford Academy To Change 'Grey Ghost' Mascot After Complaints
Nancy Frates, Pete’s mother, said the movie has been a “long time coming.”
His promotion of the Ice Bucket Challenge sparked an online video craze that raised more than $200 million for ALS research.MORE NEWS: 7-Year-Old Girl Grazed By Bullet On Talbot Ave. In Dorchester
Casey Affleck has signed on to produce the movie.