Family memoir ‘Cracking the Code’ optioned for film.

Film rights to Stephen and Sally Damiani’s family memoir Cracking the Code (Random House) have been optioned by M4 Entertainment (formerly Mushroom Pictures), with script development already in progress. Executive producer Mark Morrissey said he found the memoir ‘an incredibly inspiring true story that celebrates the human condition in a very tangible and heartfelt way’. The Damianis will be involved in the production in an as-yet-undecided capacity.Co-written with physician Leah Kaminsky, Cracking the Code, tells the story of the Damiani family’s search to find a cure for their son’s mystery disease, and the medical discoveries their search helped to uncover. The memoir was published in April this year and was originally the subject of an Australian Story episode on the ABC in 2013.