Foundation | Apple TV+

Apple TV series novels by Isaac Asimov, “Foundation” chronicles a band of exiles on their monumental journey to save humanity and rebuild civiliz

Foundation | Apple TV+
Foundation | Apple TV+

Based on the award-winning novels by Isaac Asimov, “Foundation” chronicles a band of exiles on their monumental journey to save humanity and rebuild civilization amid the fall of the Galactic Empire.

A complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire.

Featuring an international cast led by Harris and Pace, alongside rising stars Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey, the monumental adaptation chronicles the stories of four crucial individuals transcending space and time as they overcome deadly crises, shifting loyalties and complicated relationships that will ultimately determine the fate of humanity. The Apple Original drama also stars Laura Birn, Terrence Mann, Cassian Bilton and Alfred Enoch.

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.

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Release date

September 24, 2021

Studio

Skydance Television

Production Companies

Phantom Four, Skydance Television

Cast & Crew

Jared Harris, Lee Pace, Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey, Laura Birn, Terrence Mann, Cassian Bilton, Alfred Enoch

Showrunner

David S. Goyer

Executive Producers

Robyn Asimov, David S. Goyer, Josh Friedman, Cameron Welsh, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Bill Bost

Official Trailer

Foundation — Official Trailer | Apple TV+

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EPISODE 10

The Leap

An unexpected ally helps Salvor broker an alliance. A confrontation between the Brothers leads to unthinkable consequences.

Premiere Date: November 19, 2021

EPISODE 9

The First Crisis

On Terminus, Salvor witnesses how powerful the null field has become. Brother Dawn makes a daring choice.

Premiere Date: November 12, 2021

EPISODE 8

The Missing Piece

Brother Day embarks on a journey that no other Cleon has ever attempted. Salvor prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice to return home.

Premiere Date: November 5, 2021

EPISODE 7

Mysteries and Martyrs

The Anacreons and their hostages board the fabled Invictus warship. The bond between Brother Dawn and Azura intensifies.

Premiere Date: October 29, 2021

EPISODE 6

Death and the Maiden

Brother Day meets Zephyr Halima—a would-be leader who opposes the Empire. Brother Dusk grows suspicious of Brother Dawn.

Premiere Date: October 22, 2021

EPISODE 5

Upon Awakening

A flashback reveals the origin of Gaal’s conflict between faith and science. The standoff on Terminus takes an unfortunate turn.

Premiere Date: October 15, 2021

EPISODE 4

Barbarians at the Gate

Salvor faces off with an enemy of the Empire. Brothers Day and Dusk are at odds, while Brother Dawn wrestles with his truth.

Premiere Date: October 8, 2021

EPISODE 3

The Mathematician’s Ghost

Brother Dusk reflects on his legacy as he prepares for ascension. The Foundation arrives on Terminus and finds a mysterious object.

Premiere Date: October 1, 2021

EPISODE 2

Preparing to Live

The Foundation makes the long journey to Terminus as Gaal and Raych grow closer. The Empire faces a difficult decision.

Premiere Date: September 24, 2021

EPISODE 1

The Emperor’s Peace

Gaal Dornick leaves her life in Synnax behind when the galaxy’s greatest mathematician, Hari Seldon, invites her to Trantor.

Premiere Date: September 24, 2021