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Sony Finds Writing & Directing Foundation for Asimov Adaptation

Sony Pictures has tapped Dante Harper (HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS) to adapt Isaac Asimov's sci-fi trilogy FOUNDATION for director Roland Emmerich, reports Deadline.com.

Sony Pictures has tapped Dante Harper (HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS) to adapt Isaac Asimov's sci-fi trilogy FOUNDATION for director Roland Emmerich, reports Deadline.com. Robert Rodat penned the original draft.

First published in Astounding Magazine in 1942, the story follows a psychic who foresees the imminent downfall of the Galactic Empire and sets out to save human knowledge before it is lost.

Emmerich will also produce with Centropolis partner Michael Wimer.

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