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TV Series Based On Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ Being Developed By ‘Interstellar’ Writer For HBO
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Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series

Fans of Isaac Asimov‘s legendary science fiction series, “Foundation,” found themselves having nightmares at the news that 2012 and 1998’s Godzilla director Roland Emmerich was making a CG-heavy, Avatar-style trilogy of movies based on the books. That was back in 2010, and, thankfully, things didn’t work out.

Now comes a new attempt at adapting the “Foundation” series that might just be a little more appealing to fans…those who are open to an adaptation in the first place, anyway. It’s being reported that Interstellar writer Jonathan Nolan is developing a TV series based on Asimov’s books for HBO.

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The Drill Down 256: Holiday Gift Guide 2012
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The holiday season is coming up and The Drill Down would like you to be ready for it. So as we do every year around this time, we’ve prepared a list of what we consider the perfect gifts to give… and get this holiday. So before you stand around for hours this Black Friday, spend some time with us.

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Dante Harper Penning ‘Foundation’ For Roland Emmerich
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Coming out of TIFF this year, one film that got a shockingly good amount of buzz was director Roland Emmerich’s Anonymous. Now, good buzz isn’t something usually said within the same sentence as Emmerich’s name, but it appears as though that may be changing.

Now, according to Deadline, the director has gotten a brand new writer for one of his upcoming projects, with the hopes of continuing this good streak.

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Roland Emmerich To Turn Isaac Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ Into ‘Avatar’?
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Foundation Series

The names Roland Emmerich and Isaac Asimov are about as opposite as two elements of the same basic spectrum can be.

Emmerich is known for his massive end of the world disaster films like Independence Day and 2012, but has also faced much criticism for his lack of other crucial story elements, specifically with titles like Godzilla, 10,000 B.C., and The Day After Tomorrow. Asimov is a legendary author and a master of the realms of science fiction literature. He has written over 500 books and was also a professor of biochemistry at Boston University, just to note a couple of his awe-inspiring lifetime accomplishments. His most popular work as an author are his seven-book creation known as the Foundation series.

So what do these two have in common? Well, Roland Emmerich is currently the man who holds the arduous task of trying to adapt Asimov’s Foundation into blockbuster movies, of course! And with the knowledge that Emmerich is the man handling this, one of the most classic of series in science fiction literature, fans of Asimov may not want to read further.

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Roland Emmerich To Direct ‘Foundation’ Adaptation
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Foundation

Recently there was a big auction among studios for the rights to the sci-fi series from Isaac Asimov, Foundation. The auction was won by Columbia Pictures to the tune of six figures and with Roland Emmerich in place to direct.

No word on how many movies are scheduled yet, but it looks like it could have the potential of being a trilogy based upon the main stories of Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation. There are many other books in the large series, so there could be plenty of movies with the right kind of success. One of the books included in the series is I, Robot, which of course we’ve already seen hit the screen.

Below is the description of the series by way of Wiki.

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