EXCLUSIVE: 04 Entertainment has acquired the rights to Nurturing Healing Love: A Mom’s Journey Of Hope and Forgiveness, a memoir by Scarlett Lewis, impressed by the lack of Lewis’ son within the Sandy Hook bloodbath, for improvement as a tv film. Regulation & Order alumna Elisabeth Röhm is hooked up to star, direct and govt produce.
Per producers, Nurturing Therapeutic Love is impressed by the horrific lack of Lewis’ son, Jesse following an act of unimaginable violence on the Sandy Hook Elementary College on December 14, 2012. Lewis skilled one thing that no guardian ought to ever need to endure on a day that began similar to some other. When a gunman opened fireplace at Sandy Hook Elementary College, Scarlett’s life modified without end. Nonetheless, this isn’t a narrative a few bloodbath. It’s a narrative about love and survival. It’s about how you can face the not possible, how you can discover braveness while you suppose you’ve none, and the way to decide on love, as a substitute of anger, worry, or hatred.
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Following Jesse’s demise, Scarlett went on an sudden journey, impressed by a easy three-word message he had scrawled on their kitchen chalkboard shortly earlier than he died: Norurting Helin Love (Nurturing Therapeutic Love). It was as if he knew simply what his household would wish with a purpose to go on after this horrible tragedy. Much more unimaginable, when Adam Lanza entered Jesse’s classroom, his gun jammed and as he was adjusting it, Jesse shouted to his classmates to run. 9 did and survived.
Bolstered by Jesse’s phrases and actions on the day of the bloodbath, Scarlett took her first step towards a brand new life. And with every step, it turned clearer how true Jesse’s message was. She realized that love was certainly the important factor vital to maneuver ahead and that taking the trail of affection is a alternative. We are able to dwell in anger and resentment, or we will select love and forgiveness.
“I’m very enthusiastic about this partnership and much more elated to unfold my beloved son’s message of braveness” Lewis stated. “All of us have the capability for the braveness Jesse confirmed on that day. It’s the braveness to be sort and delicate, to do the correct factor, to forgive, to step exterior of our personal ache. That’s the braveness to decide on love.”
Röhm will govt produce with Matt Luber, Liat Gerszt of Silvergale Productions and Colet Abedi, Jasmine Abedi and Brian Zargorski of 04 Leisure.
Röhm can be making her directorial debut with Lady In The Basement, a movie impressed by precise occasions of a younger lady imprisoned in her household residence, starring Stefanie Scott, Judd Nelson and Joely Fisher. Rohm is repped by Buchwald and supervisor Matt Luber.
04 Leisure’s present improvement slate contains characteristic Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani with Mark Holder and Christine Holder of Surprise Road and Gerszt, a scripted and unscripted collection centered on the West Level army academy; a characteristic movie based mostly on Okay.A. Tucker’s bestselling YA collection One Tiny Lie; a documentary with legendary chef Marco Pierre White, a magical collection written by Ari Schlossberg (Cover and Search, Harpers Island); and movie, The Royals Subsequent Door with bestselling writer Karina Halle.