Fox Atomic has picked up Accidentes, a pitch that Sacha Baron Cohen will produce. He is also considering the lead as an ambulance-chasing personal injury lawyer. The comedy will be written by Peter Baynham.
According to Variety, the comedy will center on a lawyer of Latin descent who transforms from contingency attorney to hero of the working class when he helps an immigrant win a judgment against his wealthy employer after a landscaping mishap. He also becomes the enemy of L.A.'s power elite.
No production date has been set.