‘Foundation’ could take 70 episodes or more to tell the whole story

Writer and showrunner David Goyer says his adaptation of “Foundation” for Apple TV+ is only possible thanks to modern streaming standards, with shows spanning multiple seasons to tell one story culled from many novels.

'Foundation' premieres Friday, September 24 on Apple TV+‘Foundation’ premieres Friday, September 24 on Apple TV+

“Foundation” has been called the greatest science-fiction series ever written, and its grand scope made it difficult for adaptation until now. David Goyer says he found a way to capture the story written by Issac Asimov without losing necessary detail, though it may take several seasons.

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