Apple TV Plus has released a fresh trailer for the long-awaited TV adaptation of the cult trilogy Foundation Isaac Asimov. The creator of the series and showrunner is David S. Goyer (Batman Begins, Man of Steel). The director is Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman), and the executive producers are Robyn Asimov, David S. Goyer, Josh Friedman, Cameron Welsh, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross.
When the revolutionary dr. Harry Seldon foresaw the impending fall of the Empire, he and a group of loyal followers set out for the remote corners of the galaxy to establish a Foundation in an attempt to rebuild and preserve the future of civilization. Enraged by Harry’s claims, the ruling Cleons, from a long line of imperial clones, fear that their power is weakening, and are forced to reckon with the potential reality of losing their legacy forever.
Revealing the most concrete look at the series so far, the new trailer invites viewers to embark on an exciting and emotional journey following a group of exiles who discover that the only way to save the Galactic Empire from destruction is to defy it.
The main characters in the series are Lee Pace (Halt and Catch Fire) as Brother Day, Emperor of the Galaxy and Jared Harris (Chernobyl) as Harry Seldon, a mathematician who predicted the collapse of the Galactic Empire and who sets out to create a compendium of all the knowledge he called the Encyclopedia Galactica. ”.
Other key roles are played by Lou Llobell as Gaal Dornick, Leah Harvey (Les Misérables) as Salvor, Laura Birn (The Innocents) as Demerzel, Terrence Mann (Sense8) as Brother Dusk and Cassian Bilton as Brother Dawn.
Read the review of the novel Foundation, the first part of the trilogy here. You can find more about the father of modern science fiction – Isaac Asimov at this link. Also, on Inversion’s webshop, you can currently find a package of the first two books of the Foundation series, published by Concept Publishing, at a special price.
The series premieres on September 24, with two episodes out of a total of ten.
While you wait, you still have time to start reading Foundation books, and our reading order will help you in that.