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When will Foundation Season 2 be released on Apple TV +?

November 21, 2021

The Foundation Season 1 finale was epic, totally in keeping with the series on such a colossal scale. Filled with mind-blowing reveals, the Foundation season 1 finale kept viewers begging for more.

Foundation Season 2 is what it takes to satisfy viewers’ appetites. Read on for information on Foundation season 2.

Foundation Season 2 Release Date: When Is It Coming?

Fans of the Foundation’s franchise around the world will be delighted to know that Apple TV officially revamped this sci-fi drama, created by David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman in October 2021 itself.

Apple TV + programming chief Matt Cherniss announced that fans of Isaac Asimov’s stories have long waited to see his iconic work come to life.

The creators are also eager to showcase this layered rich world in Foundation Season 2.

The show’s creator, David S. Goyer, has further revealed that he has been plotting a story for eight seasons..

Although the production schedule for Foundation Season 2 has yet to be confirmed, we can hope that the pre-production formalities have already begun.

If everything goes fine, Season 2 of the Foundation will premiere in late 2022 or early 2023.

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Foundation Season 2 (Image credit: Apple TV +)

Foundation Season 1 debuted on Apple TV + on September 24, 2021, with the first two episodes released simultaneously.

The remaining one-hour episodes of Foundation each released every Friday, with the season finale, the 10th episode, landing on Apple TV + on November 19, 2021.

What can we expect from season 2 of Foundation?

With a story of such epic proportions, spanning centuries and spanning galaxies, Foundation Season 2 offers immense possibilities to entertain your viewers..

At the end of Foundation Season 1, we saw Gaal and Salvor join together in the doomed world of Synnax 138 years later. Foundation season 2 will likely begin on this same timeline.

In Foundation Season 2, we’ll get to know what the duo’s next step will be to save humanity.

The destinations of the rest of the planets, including the galactic capital, Trantor, and Terminus, the planet located in the outer realm in the new timeline, were not revealed in Foundation Season 1.

In Foundation season 2, we will most likely see the events of these planets as well.

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Foundation Season 2 (Image credit: Apple TV +)

In the upcoming season, we will also find out whether Hari Seldon’s plan to unite the three races to rise up against the dictatorial rule of the Galactic Emperor succeeds or not.

In fact, whether the Cleons are still the galaxy’s rightful emperors will also be evident in Foundation Season 2.

Who can we expect to see in Foundation season 2?

The Foundation Season 1 cast includes Jared Harris as Hari Seldon, Lou Llobell as Gaal Dornick, Leah Harvey as Salvor Hardin, Lee Pace as Brother Day, Laura Birn as Demerzel, Terrence Mann as Brother Dusk, Daniel MacPherson as Hugo, Elliot Cowan as Lewis Pirenne, Cubbra Sait as Phara, Cassian Bilton as Brother Dawn and Amy Tyger as Azura, among others.

Among these, Jared Harris, Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey, and Laura Birn are sure to reprise their roles, whatever the timeline, in Foundation season 2..

The rest of the Foundation actors are also likely to appear in Foundation season 2, except Elliot Cowan’s Lewis Pirenne, Cubbra Sait’s Phara, and Cassian Bilton’s Brother Dawn, as they were killed in Foundation season 1.

Amy Tyger as Azura also cannot appear in Foundation season 2.

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Foundation Season 2 (Image credit: Apple TV +)

In Foundation Season 2, we will likely be introduced to a lot of new characters as well. Asimov has created a large number of characters in Foundation, some of whom were not shown in the first season.

Foundation season 1 recap

Foundation is a futuristic saga that features the scattered human race alongside the galaxy under the Galactic Empire, which for centuries has been ruled by the Cleon dynasty..

Numerous clones of Cleon the First are created to rule out the entry of an outsider into Cleon’s lineage.

When the need arises, a new clone of Cleon is born as Brother Dawn, and the existing Brother Dawn rises as the Galactic Emperor, Brother Day.

The current emperor retires as Brother Dusk, and the older brother Dusk assumes the role of Brother Darkness and is quietly eliminated.

The protagonist, Dr. Hari Seldon, is a mathematician and creator of psychohistory, which is a predictive mathematical subfield. His model predicts the collapse of the Cleon Empire very soon.

Hari Seldon invites math prodigy Gaal Dornick to help her. Gaal Dornick is from the planet Synnax, where all kinds of knowledge are repressed.

By the time Gaal arrives on Trantor, both she and her mentor, Hari Seldon, are arrested on treason charges due to Hari’s theory.

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Foundation Season 2 (Image credit: Apple TV +)

Hari Seldon suggests to the Emperor that they create a Foundation, which is a receptacle of all human knowledge, that would be available to future generations for centuries to come.

Would shorten the era of dark ages after the fall of the Empire.

An attack on Trantor’s space elevator, Starbridge, by empirical enemies, causes Brother Day to spare the lives of Hari Seldon and Gaal.

They, along with Hari’s followers, are sent to the planet Terminus, which is situated in the galaxy realm on a Deliverance starship.

Aboard the starship, the team continues to work on the prehistory module, which would preserve all the knowledge.

A year after their journey, one day Gaal, to his horror, finds Raych stabbing Hari. fatally.

Raych is her lover, as well as Hari Seldon’s adopted son.

Raych takes Gaal to an escape pod and sends her into space.

Raych himself faces execution by Hari’s followers.

What happens on Planet Terminus in Foundation season 1?

Some years later, the starship arrives at Terminus and the followers of Hari establish the FFoundation.

Salvor Hardin, the guardian of Terminus, is intrigued by the Vault, a mysterious artifact that emits a null field that repels all manner of life forms.

What increases their concerns is that their home planet is attacked by the Anacreonts, led by the extremist hunter Phara Keaen.

Phara plans to take control of an ancient and powerful warship, Invictus, and use it to destroy Trantor and avenge the destruction of his home planet, Anacreon, by Emperor Day.

In the meantime, Salvor continues to have visions of Gaal, and in his vision, it is revealed that Hari had actually forced Raych to kill him for the success of the Foundation.

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Foundation Season 2 (Image credit: Apple TV +)

The Fates of Brother Dawn, Brother Day, and Brother Dusk in Foundation Season 1

In the galactic capital of Trantor, Brother Day plans to visit the planet, The Maiden, to attend the Luminist conclave.

The legitimacy of your Empire is being questioned by Zephyr Halima, an influential Luminist leader.

To dispel all doubts about the legality of his Empire, Brother Day decides to undertake the sacred pilgrimage of Luminism.

After completing this life-threatening journey to a pool in a desert cave and claiming that he received a vision from the Triple Goddess of Luminism, Brother Day can silence even the greatest of his critics, Zephyr Halima.

Now satisfied with this, Brother Day orders his humanoid assistant, Demerzel, to assassinate Halima to seal his victory.

Demerzel, a devout Luminist, is saddened by this order, which she must carry out. in any case.

She is even more distraught to discover that Brother Day, in fact, lied about having visions. He had no visions at all.

Elsewhere, Brother Dawn hides his imperfection, his color blindness, from everyone, as knowledge of this genetic abnormality could lead to Brother Day ordering his assassination.

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Foundation Season 2 (Image credit: Apple TV +)

Brother Dawn is very intimate with the palace gardener, Azura, who asks him to flee the palace.

When he escapes down the path shown by Azura and reaches his quarters, he is shocked to discover that Azura is actually a traitor.

Brother Dusk and the Imperial soldiers crush the traitors, and Demerzel executes Brother Dawn.

When Brother Day discovers that the conspirators had altered his genes as well, he destroys the body of the original ruler Cleon.

Foundation season 1 finale

Meanwhile, after numerous casualties at Terminus, Salvor manages to kill Phara and deactivates the Vault as well.

Hari Seldon’s digital copy emerges from the Vault.

He reveals that all along, he had aimed to unite the three races, the Anacreontes, the Thespian allies, and members of the Foundation, against the dictatorial Galactic Empire.

Salvor learns from his mother that Gaal and Raych are Salvor’s real parents, so he continues to have visions of Gaal. Realizing this, Saal sets out to find Gaal in his lover, Hugo’s escape pod.

Gaal is currently on a 138-year journey to his home planet, Synnax. Upon reaching his destination, he finds his planet submerged in water and devoid of life. There, he finds Saal inside his escape pod, who tells him that she is Gaal’s daughter.