Augie, Lynne Nieto Filming Documentary with James Keach about Their Quest to …
October 14, 2015 - als
The lives of Augie and Lynne Nieto will be a theme of a documentary that began filming final week, according to a Nietos.
“We have motionless to start filming a documentary on a tour with ALS and a query to find a cure,” Augie wrote. Actor and executive James Keach will approach a documentary by his association PCH Films.
Augie, who is co-founder of Life Fitness and authority of Octane Fitness, Augie’s Quest and ALS Therapy Development Institute, was diagnosed with amyotrophic parallel sclerosis (ALS) in 2005 during a age of 47. The Nietos founded Augie’s Quest in 2005 to lift supports to find a heal for ALS. Augie’s Quest is now a fundraising arm of a ALS Therapy Development Institute.
Filming started Saturday during Augie’s Quest’s Tradition of Hope Gala in Beverly Hills and will continue for 6 months. Lynne pronounced a filming might start during a Bash for Augie’s Quest to be hold during a IHRSA discussion Mar 21-24, 2016, in Orlando. Lynne was during a Club Industry Show final Thursday to accept Club Industry’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Augie, who was incompetent to attend in chairman due to a problem of travel.
Lynne called being filmed “a small weird,” though so distant it has not been too intrusive.
“There was so many going on during a Gala that it substantially wasn’t as noticeable as it will be here during a home,” she said.
The Nietos pronounced they wish a documentary will help raise appropriation for ALS research.
“At the really least, we would like it to build additional awareness for this ‘orphan disease,’” she said. “We would also wish that it will give wish to others pang with this horrific disease.”
PCH Films recently constructed for CNN a documentary “Glen Campbell – I’ll Be Me.” That film, that creatively aired in June, was about nation thespian Glen Campbell and his conflict with Alzheimer’s disease.
“It was really relocating and impossibly good done,” Augie wrote. The Campbell documentary was a many watched CNN Films promote in a franchise’s history, according to Deadline.com. The documentary had 2.76 million viewers on a premiere broadcast.
An atmosphere date and opening for a Nieto film has nonetheless to be announced. Keach, who approached a Nietos about doing a film, is an Emmy-nominated executive and is son of actor Stacy Keach Sr. and hermit of actor Stacy Keach Jr.
PCH Films was founded by Keach, singer Jane Seymour (formerly married to Keach) and Trevor Albert in 2007, according to a company’s website. The company’s films embody “Walk a Line,” “Groundhog Day,” “Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman” and others.