Foundation season 3 officially confirmed for Apple TV+

Apple has confirmed the renewal of Foundation for another season. The sci-fi drama will be back for its third season on the iPhone maker’s streaming platform. Foundation season 3 will continue with the plot from the book it’s based on — Foundation series by Isaac Asimov. It has been created by David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman for Apple TV+. Goyer will return as executive producer for Foundation season 3.

Foundation season 3 confirmed

Apple announced the renewal of Foundation season 3 through a press release.

“To watch ‘Foundation’ become such a global hit has been beyond exciting with audiences around the world continuing to be captivated week after week by this dramatic and compelling journey to save humanity. We can’t wait for everyone to experience what is in store for characters old and new in season three,” said Matt Cherniss, head of programming for Apple TV+.

No other details about the third season have been revealed yet. Foundation season 2 premiered on Apple TV+ in July this year with the first season having debuted in September, 2021. Seeing the timeline so far we might have to wait quite a bit for Foundation season 3.

Foundation series: the story so far

As mentioned above, the Apple TV+ sci-fi show is based on the Foundation series books. “The monumental adaptation of “Foundation” chronicles the stories of four crucial individuals transcending space and time as they overcome deadly crises, shifting loyalties and complicated relationships that will ultimately determine the fate of humanity,” as explained in the press release.

Season two began with a world more than a century after the season finale. This time, a vengeful queen is on a quest to destroy the Galactic Empire from within. Hari, Gaal and Salvor also discovers a coloy of Mentalics who are people with psionic (use of psychic powers) abilities. But these people are discovered to possess skills that can alter psychohistory itself. Season two also sees The Foundation enter its religious phase “promulgating the Church of Seldon throughout the Outer Reach and inciting the Second Crisis: war with Empire.”

Foundation season 3 is going to be the best season yet, according to Goyer. The show has also been planned out for up to eight seasons but the story will pan out depending on how many seasons are confirmed, according to a report by The Wrap.

Foundation cast

Foundation stars Jared Harris and Lee Pace as the lead roles with Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey, Laura Birn, Cassian Bilton, and Terrence Mann in the lineup. In season 2, the show added sabella Laughland, Kulvinder Ghir, Ella-Rae Smith, Holt McCallany, Rachel House, Nimrat Kaur, Ben Daniels, and Dimitri Leonidas.