Peacock Developing TV Adaptation Of Dystopian Drone Short Film ‘Skywatch’ With Seth MacFarlane & Ucp

Peacock Developing TV Adaptation Of Dystopian Drone Short Film ‘Skywatch’ With Seth MacFarlane & Ucp
A dystopian sci-fi project from a former Pixar employee has landed at Peacock with Ucp and Seth MacFarlane’s Fuzzy Door producing.

The streamer is adapting Skywatch, based on a short film written and directed by ex-Pixar artist Colin Levy, into a series after landing the rights in a competitive situation.

Skywatch started out as a ten-minute short film, which featured a brief appearance from Jude Law and was six years in the making with some Kickstarter contributions.

It tells the story of an outcast teen, who hacks into a ubiquitous drone delivery system to pull a prank on his school bully, he accidentally crashes a dangerous prototype – and finds himself entangled in a life-and-death conspiracy. You can watch the film below.

Levy, who has worked on films including Inside Out and Finding Dory, and his fellow Pixar colleague Mike Sundy co-wrote a feature script based on the short film and Ucp,
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