Apple Original sci-fi saga series “Foundation” to debut in 2021

At WWDC20 last week, Apple gave audiences around the world a first look at “Foundation”—the highly-anticipated Apple Original drama series based on the internationally-acclaimed and award-winning Isaac Asimov novel series of the same name.

“Foundation” stars SAG Award-winner and Emmy-nominee Jared Harris as Hari Seldon; Lee Pace as Brother DayLou Llobell as GaalLeah Harvey as SalvorLaura Birn as DemerzelTerrence Mann as Brother Dusk; and Cassian Bilton as play Brother Dawn.

The series is executive produced by Robyn Asimov, David S. Goyer, Josh Friedman, Cameron Welsh, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross. The series is produced for Apple by Skydance Television.

In the teaser trailer, showrunner and executive producer David S. Goyer gives you a glimpse into the making of the epic saga. The plot chronicles a band of exiles on their monumental journey to save humanity and rebuild civilisation amid the fall of the Galactic Empire (eh? Star Wars?).

Interestingly, executive producer David Goyer said, “People have been trying to make Foundation for over fifty years. Foundation was an enormous influence for Star Wars.”

“It was the greatest science fiction work of all time.”

Catch the trailer here:

“Foundation” will debut in 20201 exclusively on Apple TV+, the first all-original video subscription service and home to award-winning series and films from today’s biggest storytellers. No definite release date has been revealed.

It looks amazing and I can’t wait for its debut.

Apple TV+ is now available in over 100 countries on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, as well as at

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