Why ‘Foundation’ Veered Away From the Anthology Format

For a series like Apple TV+’s Foundation, choosing the structure through which you’ll tell the ambitious story is key.

The sci-fi series has the tough task of adapting a story that spans over 1,000 years, which means that characters will invariably come and go.

This could suggest that the show would benefit from the anthology format used in titles like American Horror Story and Fargo, but in an interview to Collider’s Therese Lacson, series creator David S.

Goyer talked about sticking to the (sort of) traditional series format.

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