The annual Apple WWDC tech conference went virtual this year, with a polished pre-recorded presentation from the company’s headquarters on Monday.

But one big surprise had nothing to do with hardware and software, but instead revealed a major new science fiction property: Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series of novels.

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Foundation on Apple TV

Coming to Apple TV, the new science fiction series is based on the popular series of novels from Asimov about the Galactic Empire on the verge of collapse.

Foundation on Apple TV

A few familiar faces pop up in the new series including Jared Harris (Mad Men, The Terror) and Lee Pace (Halt and Catch Fire).

The series isn’t coming until 2021, but Apple gave us a preview and it looks absolutely stunning.

Foundation on Apple TV

Cover image via Apple TV