The Boston Globe reports Netflix is developing the film. Frates has been battling ALS since 2012.READ MORE: FDA, CDC Call For Pause On Johnson & Johnson Vaccines To Investigate Blood Clots
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: Man Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run On Route 93 In Braintree
Casey Affleck has signed on to produce the movie.