Disney’s taking a ‘Billion to One’ shot

Licht will produce script from Aibel, Berger

Disney has acquired the pitch “Billion to One” from scribes Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger.

Andy Licht will produce pic through his shingle Licht Entertainment with Aaron Wilder. Senior VP of production Brad Epstein is overseeing for the studio.

The comedy is about an unlucky man whose luck finally turns when he wins a billion-to-one lottery jackpot.

Aibel and Berger are currently adapting the French-language pic “RRRrrr!!!” at Warner Bros. They also wrote the upcoming Disney pic “Maxx Powers and the Love Triangle of Doom” and did a production rewrite on the studio’s “Sky High,” starring Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston.

Aibel and Berger won an Emmy for their work on the Fox series “King of the Hill.”

Licht produced Showtime’s “Spinning Boris,” starring Jeff Goldblum and Anthony LaPaglia, and is currently producing 20th Century Fox’s “Cat and Mouse.” which is being directed by Kevin Lima.