Apple adds Five new Cast members for the future AppleTV+ Sci-Fi Series 'The Foundation' based on the Book from Isaac Asimov
It's being reported this afternoon that Apple's Sci-Fi series based on Isaac Asimov's book the "Foundation" as reported on last summer has added five new cast members.
The 10-episode series from David S. Goyer, Josh Friedman and Skydance Television chronicles the epic saga of The Foundation, a band of exiles who discover that the only way to save the Galactic Empire from destruction is to defy it, according to Deadline.
According to Variety, the five new cast members include Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey, Laura Birn, Terrence Mann, and Cassian Bilton have all been cast as series regulars. They join previously announced leads Lee Pace and Jared Harris.
The series chronicles the epic saga of The Foundation, a band of exiles who discover that the only way to save the Galactic Empire from destruction is to defy it.
Llobell will star as Gaal, a mathematical genius from a rural, repressed planet. The role will mark Llobell’s second credited onscreen appearance. She will next be seen in the film “Voyagers” opposite Colin Farrell, Tye Sheridan, and Lily Rose-Depp.
Harvey will play Salvor, the protective and intuitive warden of a remote outer planet. Harvey’s recent credits include the 2019 miniseries version of “Les Misérables” as well as the film “Fighting With My Family.” She is repped by UTA in the U.S. and Curtis Brown Group in the U.K.
Birn will star as Demerzel, the enigmatic aide to the Emperor of the Galaxy (Pace). Birn recently starred in the film “The Birdcatcher” as well as the drama series “The Innocents.” She is repped by Actors in Scandinavia and Ziffren Brittenham.
Mann will star as Brother Dusk, the eldest living member of the ruling family. Mann starred in the Netflix series “Sense8” and has appeared on shows like “Sleepy Hollow,” “Instinct,” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” He is repped by Cornerstone Talent Agency and Patty Woo Management. For more on the new cast members read the full report from Variety.
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