Skydance Television is in the process of acquiring the rights of the Foundation book series from the Asimov estate with plans on adapting it to television with David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight, Constantine) and Josh Friedman (The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Emerald City) attached. This is yet another attempt to adapt the seminal science fiction series penned by Mr. Asimov, and I thought about not even posting this or just mentioning it in passing so as not to get the hopes up in the sci fi community. But who knows, maybe this one will get some traction and actually make it to the small screen to deliver the epic space saga we have been looking for. There had been talks of adapting books to a feature film series, but that stalled. And the most recent attempt at a television version–with Jonathan Nolan working on the project for HBO–went nowhere (likely because of all the money the network committed to Westworld).
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Prior Week Posts:
June 23rd: Star Trek: Discovery Gets a Launch Date, a Watchmen TV Series is in the Works, a Supernatural Spin-Off, New GoT Trailer, and More
June 16th: The Cylons Had No Plan, Nathan Fillion Joins Lemony Snicket, Black Mirror Heads to Print, and More
June 9th: Cowboy Bebop To Get Live Action Series, Stargate: Universe Headed To Comics, a Misfits reboot And More
June 2nd: Netflix Cancels Sense8, Tales from the Crypt Gets Sent Back to the Tomb, Sci Fi TV Development News, and What Ever Happened to Diana Prince?