By Annie Barrett
Updated July 05, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT

HBO will adapt Carl Hiaasen’s 2004 novel Skinny Dip — a mystery about an heiress who swims to safety while holding onto a bale of marijuana — for television, reports Variety. Michael Oates Palmer and Michael Keaton, who has a wide-ranging first-look deal at HBO, will executive-produce.

Read more: EW’s review of Skinny Dip