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‘Skinny Dip’ Series, Based On Carl Hiaasen Novel And Previously A CW Pilot, Now Set At Quibi

‘Skinny Dip’ Series, Based On Carl Hiaasen Novel And Previously A CW Pilot, Now Set At Quibi

Jeffery Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s Quibi has picked up Skinny Dip, a comedy series based on Carl Hiaasen’s 2004 satirical novel. The project had been set up as a drama pilot at the CW in the 2018 cycle but did not move forward there.

The same core group remains attached: Producer Kashet Studios, writers Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner and executive producers Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Alon Shtruzman, Avi Nir, Friend and Lerner.

The mobile-first content company describes the series as a darkly comedic odyssey of revenge. A jilted woman miraculously survives a night in the open ocean after her husband suddenly flings her overboard on their anniversary cruise. Plucked to safety serendipitously by a retired cop, the two team up to gaslight her husband.

Matt Barr and Ben Aldridge had been cast in the CW pilot, which was being produced by Keshet at CBS TV Studios. Kj Smith and

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