What a September. On the one hand, Warner and Legendary Pictures will release Dune, a new version of Frank Herbert’s novel. For another, Apple give the starting gun to Foundation, The expected adaptation of the iconic and celebrated saga of novels by Isaac Asimov. The television series, developed by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight, Krypton) will be released next Friday September 24 with its first three episodes. Then, as explained from Cupertino, a new episode will be offered every Friday. We show you his new thriller and we tell you everything you need to know about this new series.
A pica adaptation of a novel that recounts the rise and collapse of the empire of mankind in the future
Foundation era an unadaptable work. Or at least, so many of those who tried to bring it to the screen previously believe. Nevertheless, Goyer and his team, in a pitch para Apple, They presented an idea that convinced the company on the block. His development and presentation was so good that Apple granted him millions of dollars and absolute creative freedom: Isaac Asimov’s novel would be brought exclusively to Apple TV +. With the support of Skydance Television and Apple, the series has Robyn Asimov, Josh Friedman, Cameron Welsh, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Bill Bost and David S. Goyer himself serving as executive producers. But what is it about?
Foundation is the history of mankind throughout thousands of years, and it is the history of a ambitious chess match between Hari Sheldon and the Empire itself, in which the pawns end up becoming kings and queens and in which nothing is what it seems. In this television project, the revolutionary Dr. Hari Seldon reach predict the impending fall of the Empire. It is unavoidable. Therefore, ly a group of loyal followers travel to the furthest reaches of the galaxy to establish The Foundation, in an attempt to rebuild and preserve the future of the human civilization. But not everyone welcomes the predictions of the psychohistorian. Enraged by Hari’s theories, the Cleons (a long line of clinical emperors in power) fear that their hold over the galaxy may be weakened and are beginning to recognize the very real possibility of losing their legacy forever.
The collapse of the Empire is inevitable, but Hari Seldo knows what to do to ensure its future.
“In the decades that have passed since the ‘Foundation Series’ was published for the first time, Asimov’s prophetic science fiction work it has never been so relevance as it is now “, Goyer has come to comment on the project.” As a young man he devoured each and every one of the books of Foundation, and I have daydreamed of seeing them one day on the screen. But at the same time he was aware that it was impossible to summarize them in a movie. It was not enough for something so ambitious, “he clarified.
“To adapt Foundation had always been at the top of my list, and it is an honor to be part of the project that is finally going to make it come true. Whether you are a fan of the novels or if you are simply looking for a pica series that will leave you speechless, I am very happy to share with you what we have created “, concludes the creator and showrunner of the series. Foundation is starring Jared Harris, Lee Pace, Lou Llobell y Leah Harvey. Laura Birn, Terrence Mann, Cassian Bilton and Alfred Enoch round out the main cast that has been directed by Rupert Sanders (Ghost in the Shell: El alma de la mquina) in the pilot that we will see next September 24.