Isaac Asimov invoked to save us from killer robots

Campaigners are calling for laws which are similar to Isaac Asimov's first law of robotics to prohibit the use of robots which can kill without a human control switch.

Asimov's Foundation moves into pre-production

Dante Harper, an untested but popular film adaptation writer, has been hired to pen Sony's upcoming adaptation of the first novel of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series.

Harper to adapt Asimov's "Foundation" for Sony

Sony Pictures has hired Dante Harper to adapt Isaac Asimov's Foundation for Roland Emmerich - who has been attached to the project since 2009.

Asimov’s Caves Of Steel headed for the big screen

20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to Isaac Asimov’s speculative fiction novel The Caves of Steel.

Android’s Dream: R. Daneel Olivaw

Daneel is one of the many mechanical men in Isaac Asimov’s novels. He is the most used character in the vast canon Asimov developed, and became, in the later books, extremely important to the development of human society.

Stock and Trade: U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men

In Stock and Trade, our latest genre fiction feature series, we’re looking at fictional corporations. Today, we’re featuring U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men.