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http://www.thewrap.com/interstellars-jonah-nolan-developing-foundation-series-for-hbo-wbtv-exclusive/

 

I grew up on Isaac Asimov. His work is unfilmable, but if anybody can get it right, it's HBO.

 

Please, please, please get this done right.

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Man, that's.. I mean, It's a great series and all, but it's very dated imo. And I think 'The Mule' might be hard to make without looking like a big fat cliche. In fact most will, as pretty much every sci-fi piece ever since has stolen everything from the story.

 

Here's hoping though.

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http://www.thewrap.com/interstellars-jonah-nolan-developing-foundation-series-for-hbo-wbtv-exclusive/

 

I grew up on Isaac Asimov. His work is unfilmable, but if anybody can get it right, it's HBO.

 

Please, please, please get this done right.

Oh wow.  Foundation is pretty amazing, I freakin' love that series.  I'm not sure how it will work on television, but I sure as hell will give it a shot.  I imagine they'll cut out or condense the parts where Asimov goes on 3 or 4 page long exceedingly technical explanations of things. 

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I imagine they'll cut out or condense the parts where Asimov goes on 3 or 4 page long exceedingly technical explanations of things. 

 

Which then always basically boils down to "even smaller nuclear transistors".

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That's one of his works I've never read - not sure why, I guess I was just more into his other stuff at the time. But I'd be interested in a series to see what HBO does with it. It'd be interesting to see what I think of such, having not read them.

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If they stay true to the spirit of the books, they'll most likely go in a serialized anthology format. Each story could take anywhere from one episode (Hari Seldon's trial) to a whole season (The Mule/Bayta Darell).

 

The idea of Ebling Mis appearing on screen makes me giddy.

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