Dead Planet

Hallie McPherson, Writer 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2020, Screenwriting Award, Carnegie Mellon University 

Project Type: TV Pilot 

Genre: Sci-fi, Comedy 

Length: 59 pages 

Field of Science: Astrophysics 

Stage: Completed 


When a disgraced astrophysicist obsessed with finding extraterrestrials loses her job and becomes the laughing stock of the scientific community, she takes a job as a science advisor on a sci-fi show that takes her even closer to finding aliens.