Disney takes ‘Jail’ bait

Filardi sells comic pitch for low- to mid-six figures

Continuing to demonstrate its appetite for low-budget comedies, Disney has purchased the comic pitch “Jailbabe.com” from scribe Jason Filardi for low- against mid-six figures.

Project was brought into the Mouse House by Todd Lieberman, Hyde Park Prods. VP of acquisitions. It will be overseen at Disney by veep Jason Reed and Buena Vista Motion Picture Group co-prexies Nina Jacobson and Todd Garner.

Story revolves around a loser who can’t find a date; when he uses the Internet to communicate to a young woman in jail, she breaks out to find him and wreaks havoc on his life.

Filardi is repped by David Saunders at APA.

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