Knoxville was initially attached to star in the project but will only serve as one of the producers.
The script is being penned by Paul Lovett & David Elliot with David Janollari, Eric Gitter and Michael Rotenberg also producing.
Hawaiian Dick was created by B. Clay Moore and Steven Griffin as a mini-series in 2002. The series is a noir style series about a cop, Byrd, exiled to Hawaii in the early 1950’s who finds himself in a few sticky situations involving drugs, crime and the supernatural.
The series received three Eisner nominations.