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Old 04-05-2018, 05:38 PM  
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Amazon commits $1 billion and 5 seasons to bring LOTR to TV

After battling Netflix for rights to bring the popular series to the small screen, the network's groundbreaking negotiation guaranteed a five-season commitment of J.R.R. Tolkien's adaptation, making it the "most expensive TV series ever."

Nearly 45 years after his death, J.R.R. Tolkien scored the biggest Hollywood deal of 2017. Since the British author doesn't return phone calls anymore, it took a phalanx of lawyers and dealmakers to bring to fruition what is poised to be the most expensive TV show ever.

On Nov. 13, Amazon Studios beat out Netflix for a $250 million rights deal with the Tolkien estate, publisher HarperCollins and New Line Cinema that includes a five-season commitment to bring The Lord of the Rings to the small screen. With the clock ticking, Amazon must be in production within two years, according to the terms of the pact. When production expenses like casting, producers and visual effects are factored in, the series is expected to cost north of $1 billion.

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Sir Peter Jackson isn't currently involved in Amazon's $200m Lord of the Rings series… but that may be changing soon.

The streamer recently acquired the rights from the Tolkien estate to create an original story set before the events of The Fellowship of the Ring, which Jackson turned into an Academy Award-winning film in 2001.

A new profile from The Hollywood Reporter notes that while Sir Peter had no involvement in Amazon's original deal with the Tolkien heirs, his attorney Peter Nelson has recently opened a dialogue between the filmmaker and Amazon about the project.
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Old 04-05-2018, 05:43 PM   #2
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This is going to draw some sick ratings.

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Old 04-05-2018, 05:45 PM   #3
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This is going to draw some sick ratings.

HBO be mad
I'm sure they can make do with all their GOT spin offs.
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Old 04-05-2018, 09:03 PM   #4
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This is going to draw some sick ratings.

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looks like Netflix is the one who should be mad.
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Old 04-05-2018, 10:36 PM   #5
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The writing goddamned better be good.
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april fools was the other day wasn't it?

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LOTR ain’t my favorite of all time, but if Jackson gets involved, it’s going to be some great TV.
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While there’s been no official word yet on an expected release date, Amazon are required by the aforementioned $250m deal to begin production on the show within two years – so that means that the show will be on the way by November 2019 at least. A recent update from Amazon exec. Jennifer Salke gave some more detail. “All of us would love a big, addictive show that is executed at the top of its game.” Salke suggested. “We’re really excited about Lord of the Rings. Despite all the chatter about it, the deal just closed a month ago. We’ve been talking to writers. We have an estate that’s very active. I’ve spent three hours with Simon Tolkien. There’s a lot of moving parts with it. We’ll have some game plan to move forward with very soon.”

Salke added: “It’ll be in production in two years; [but] 2021 is the hope.” Salke explained. “But there are other people who wish it was 2020.”
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