Amazon will allocate $ 1 billion for the series on "The Lord of the Rings"

Amazon wanted a couple of aces in her   sleeve and   beat off   Netflix rights to   series on   " The Lord of the Rings " .

Amazon will allocate $ 1 billion for the series on "The Lord of the Rings"

The struggle among videostrings only begins. NETflix annually increases budgets, trying to catch up with HBO, with   other parties are hooking up services like Hulu, and   soon on   the scene will be Apple. Not   It's amazing that Amazon wanted a pair of aces in her   sleeve and   beat off   Netflix rights to   series on   " The Lord of the Rings " .

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By   The Hollywood Reporter   series on   five seasons. Begin to shoot want to literally tomorrow, to show the first season after 2 years. On   the purchase of the rights themselves Amazon allotted a whole $ 250   million, another $ 750   million will go to   production in   5 years. It turns out $ 150   million for   season, which is very much not   only on   serial measures, but   and   by   compared to   The original trilogy, whose total production budget was about $ 300   million. However, it was 15 years ago and   prices from   Then they grew up a little.

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No specifics yet. Hollywood Reporter says it will be a prequel that will tell you about   events up to   the campaign of Frodo and   Sam's   Mordor. But   important not   so much, so much that Amazon very much wants to return Peter Jackson to   project in   the role of general producer. If they agree, then   behind   history, in   principle, you can not   to experience.

Source: Hollywoodreporter

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