About one year before his death, comedian Garry Shandling gave an extensive interview to British filmmakers Paul Toogood and Lloyd Stanton .
The three got along so well they almost collaborated on a television series based on Shandling's early journals.
Toogood said Shandling's death means the project will not move forward.
According to the director the "new TV series based on Garry’s journals that he had kept since his early twenties. The project was called Halfway To Hawaii.”