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Isaac Asimov's epic 'Foundation' series is now a TV show

 

October 1, 2021

Portrait of the American biochemist and writer Isaac Asimov in the 1970s.

(JTA) - This Friday, following a pandemic delay, Apple TV+ will debut "Foundation," the first-ever screen adaptation of Isaac Asimov's bestselling, award-winning science-fiction book series. First announced in 2018 and produced in association with Skydance Television, the TV show is one of the Apple streaming service's most expensive and ambitious productions to date. 

The series, which follows a mathematician struggling to convince a galactic federation that their society is on the brink of collapse, blends anxieties of the 1940s and '50s, when the source material was originally written,...



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