What the series does have, however, is an eye-popping price tag, with Deadline reporting that the rights for the franchise alone cost in the $200 to $250 million range - and that's before any production costs or cast salaries are factored in. It is a payment that has to be made sight unseen as there is no concept, and there are no creative auspices attached to the possible series. In other words: The war to destroy the One Ring as chronicled in Peter Jackson's Oscar-winning trilogy of films will not be told in the TV version.
Amazon has officially greenlit one show that it hopes to rule them all.
So while Game of Thrones started relatively small and slowly increased its budget to account for huge battles and CG dragons, it seems as if Amazon is jumping straight into the deep end of the money pool.
"The Lord of the Rings is a cultural phenomenon that has captured the imagination of generations of fans through literature and the big screen", said a representative for Amazon Studios in a statement.
I have read that Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is determined to make Amazon Prime a player in the digital TV series sector.
The defending NFC East champion Cowboys (5-4) are three games behind the division-leading Eagles (8-1), who visit Sunday night. To make sure the final two games of the season matter, the coaches have to find a way to better adjust to life without Elliott.
Sprint is marking this occasion by creating eight new types of popcorn named after shows that can be streamed on Hulu. Among the four national wireless carriers, Verizon held out the longest on offering unlimited plans.
The husband told police investigators that he extended his arm to catch Simpson, but he had slipped and fell several stories. An Australian diplomat has fallen to his death in NY after celebrating his country's historic same-sex marriage result.
While there, she saw a woman crying tears of joy after her four children received shoe boxes filled with school supplies. Then, drop your newly packed box off at a church participating in the operation or at Fellowship Bible Church.
The celeb news site notes that guests will be picked up by cars on Thursday morning and taken to the wedding location. Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alex Ohanian are reportedly getting married this weekend in New Orleans.
So should he receive the most votes after a withdrawal, they will not be counted. "For me, the judge has 24 hours". None of Moore's accusers are liberal journalists working for The Washington Post , though.
The rule was opposed by the Treasury and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, both of which are run by Trump appointees. Cordray has been rumored to be considering a run for governor of OH , but he gave no indication Wednesday of what his plans are.
Coming into Tuesday's match, Federer and Zverev, 20, had faced each other four times and each had won twice. Despite the defeat, the young German also still has the opportunity to advance to the last four.
Unfortunately, if you were hoping to get in on the action, you're too late: the anti-Trump gift packages are sold out. On their campaign page, they said , " Donald Trump is a preposterous golem who is afraid of Mexicans".
Kim Kardashian launching 'timeless' perfumes
The launch could amass $14 million if it sells like her KKW Beauty makeup line, an insider told TMZ on Wednesday. The three variations on gardenia , her favorite flower and scent, are first come, first serve fragrances .
Lebanese president accuses Saudi Arabia of detaining PM
The development came as French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived in Riyadh where he met Prince Mohammed late Wednesday. Hezbollah, a group of Iran-backed Shiite Muslims centered in Lebanon , is the dominant political and military force in Lebanon.
Google Daydream Headset Future Bleak With HTC Pulling Out
Spark of Light is available on the Vive Wave platform, and has been available on the Gear VR and on Google Daydream already. Google collaborating with Lenovo is also confirmed that they will release the product with same features as mentioned.