Apple TV+ Foundation
For a science-fiction story by Isaac Asimov that once was considered as “unadaptable,” Apple TV+ believes they have a sci-fi hit and immediately renewed it for another season.
The series is currently streaming on Apple TV+ that stars Emmy Award-nominees Jared Harris and Lee Pace from the showrunner David S. Goyer.
Based on the Asimov novel series, Foundation is when revolutionary Dr. Hari Seldon predicts the impending fall of the Empire, he and a band of loyal followers venture to the far reaches of the galaxy to establish The Foundation in an attempt to rebuild and preserve the future of civilization. Enraged by Hari’s claims, the ruling Cleons—a long line of emperor clones—fear their unrivaled reign may be weakening as they’re forced to reckon with the potential reality of losing their powerful legacy forever.
The cast is led by Jared Harris and Lee Pace, along with rising stars Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey. Other cast members include Laura Birn, Terrence Mann, Cassian Bilton, and Alfred Enoch.
“We have been so excited to watch global audiences embrace the captivating, suspenseful, and breathtaking thrill ride that is Foundation,” said Matt Cherniss, head of programming for Apple TV+. “We know how long fans of these beloved Asimov stories have waited to see his iconic work brought to life as a visually spectacular event series and now we can’t wait to showcase even more of the richly layered world, compelling storytelling, and stunning world-building in season two.”
Robyn Asimov, daughter of acclaimed author and series producer, added, “David Goyer’s Foundation has surpassed all my expectations by bringing my father’s philosophy and ideas to the screen in ways he could never do while staying true to his work. I know my father would have been proud to see his iconic story come to life through the show’s visual beauty and the layered characters, understanding full well his words would need this cinematic translation.”
Foundation made its initial premiere last month on September 24. It is currently on its fourth episode and the remaining six episodes premiere weekly every Friday on Apple TV+
Source: Apple TV+