The long-awaited adaptation of the trilogy “Foundation” (“Foundation”) by Isaac Asimov already has a trailer and release date. Apple TV+ will premiere on September 24 the first two episodes of the series that narrates the exploits of a group of exiles who discover that the only way to save the Galactic Empire from its destruction is by challenging it.
“The new trailer reveals this unprecedented adaptation in more detail, and invites audiences across the galaxy to embark on this fast-paced and thrilling adventure.” The platform has pointed out in a statement published this Thursday.
Captained by visionary “showrunner” and executive producer David S. Goyer (“Batman Begins,” “Man of Steel”), the first season of “Foundation” will arrive on Apple TV + on September 24 with its first two episodes, followed by a new weekly episode every Friday until reaching the ten that make up this first season.
Also known as the Trantor Trilogy or Cycle, the “Foundation Saga” is the best-known work ofprolific American science fiction, history, and popular science author Isaac Asimov (1920-1992).
When the revolutionary Dr. Hari Seldon predicts the impending fall of the Empire, he and a group of loyal followers travel to the farthest reaches of the galaxy to establish The Foundation, in an attempt to rebuild and preserve the future of civilization.
Enraged by Hari’s theories, the Cleons – a long line of clone emperors in power – fear that their hold over the galaxy may be weakened if they recognize the very real possibility of losing their legacy forever.
Featuring an international cast led by Emmy nominees Jared Harris and Lee Pace, joined by up-and-coming youngsters Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey, this adaptation “It chronicles the lives of four crucial individuals and transcends time and space.”
The four protagonists will face serious crises, betrayals and complicated relationships that can determine the destiny of humanity.
The Apple original series co-stars Laura Birn, Terrence Mann, Cassian Bilton, and Alfred Enoch.