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Roland Emmerich will produce and direct an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's sci-fi trilogy Foundation, for Columbia which won an auction for the screen rights late Thursday.
Originally published as a series of eight short stories in Astounding Magazine beginning in 1942, "Foundation" is a complex saga about humans who are scattered on planets throughout the galaxy, living under the rule of the Galactic Empire.
A psycho-historian who can scientifically read the future sees an imminent empire collapse and prepares to save the knowledge of mankind.
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