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Here is a Real Crisis for the Administration to Deal with…

Posted by Gerald on January 28, 2009

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Roland Emmerich has the film rights to Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series.

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4 Responses to “Here is a Real Crisis for the Administration to Deal with…”

  1. bridgett said

    Bad on so many levels.

    OTOH, Red Dwarf is back in production with a Grant/Naylor script and the original cast, so not all is lost.

  2. Gerald said

    That IS good news.

  3. imfunny2 said

    I’m such and Asimov heretic…I don’t have a linear enough brain to slog through his stuff…it’s too dense, and therefore for me, uninteresting. (I hate to admit that)

  4. Gerald said

    I’m not the fan I was when I was a kid. Also, after grad school and much thinking the whole idea of a science of “psychohistory” as described in the Foundation books strikes me as equal parts unlikely and creepy. Still, the original trilogy is, I think, deservedly considered one of the great classics of SF and having it butchered by Emmerich is almost a desecration.

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