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Foundation- How to adapt a classic into a masterpiece
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Foundation- How to adapt a classic into a masterpiece

Foundation by Isaac Asimov is a classic science fiction book about Psychohistory, a theoretical science that is able to build a predictive model for life in the galaxy which forecasts the fall and rise of empires and the threats that will threaten to send humanity back into a dark age where most knowledge and progress will be lost. The book is dense and philosophical and lacks the visual and character dynamics that are needed to make a movie or a television series.

So, Apple TV+ made it into a series for their streaming series staring Lou Llobell as Gaal Dornick, Jared Harris as Hari Seldon, Lee Pace as Brother Day, Leah Harvey as Salvor Hardin, Terrence Mann as Brother Dusk, and Cassian Bilton as Brother Dawn. How were they able to translate the book into a wonderful series. They understood the narrative and translated it into the new medium with eye-catching visuals and personalizing the stories to powerful character arcs.

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Project: Shadow
Project: Shadow
Welcome to Project: Shadow, a captivating podcast hosted by C E Dorsett, a nonbinary science fiction and fantasy writer. In this unique audio experience, Charlie takes you on a journey through personal essays that delve into the realms of life, writing, and media, weaving together threads of thought and imagination. Drawing inspiration from Metamodern philosophy, Project: Shadow embraces the complexity and contradictions of the modern world while exploring the intersections of identity, creativity, and the power of storytelling. Charlie's insightful reflections invite listeners to question conventional narratives and explore the myriad possibilities that lie beyond the surface. Each episode of Project: Shadow is a thought-provoking exploration, where Charlie examines the profound impact of media on our lives, offering fresh perspectives and unpacking the deeper meanings within our favorite books, movies, and TV shows. From the farthest reaches of science fiction to the enchanted realms of fantasy, Charlie guides you through the landscapes of the imagination, illuminating the transformative power of storytelling along the way. By sharing personal experiences and reflections, Charlie creates a warm and inclusive space for listeners to reflect on their own life and creative pursuits. Whether you're a writer seeking inspiration, a media enthusiast eager to engage in meaningful discussions, or simply a curious soul yearning for a fresh perspective, Project: Shadow is the perfect podcast for you. So, join C E Dorsett on this thought-provoking journey. Embrace the interplay of light and dark, the blending of the real and the imagined, as you embark on Project: Shadow. It's time to discover the untold stories, unlock the hidden potentials within ourselves, and reimagine the world in all its infinite possibilities. Tune in and let the adventure begin.