STATUS: previously in development (2009-2010 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: script
DESCRIPTION: (from A&E's press release, May 2009) An ex-Honolulu cop bent on revenge for the death of his girlfriend meets a mysterious crew of detectives called the Cooler Kings, who offer him an unlikely chance at redemption. Honolulu used to be a paradise. Now it's a 21st century boomtown of vice, narcotics, power, corruption, betrayal and murder. But sometimes salvation occurs when one least expects it. This surf-noir crime show is about a cop saving a world his world, his paradise one case at a time. "Cooler Kings" was written by feature writer-director Tristan Patterson (The Electric Slide), and is executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and Patterson. The series is from Jerry Bruckheimer Television in association with Warner Horizon Television.