Too busy to keep up on all things geeky this week? We’ve got you covered with the trailers, merch, and news coming out of the week that was! Amazon pays big bucks to secure a Lord of the Rings TV show If you thought you’d seen the last...Show More Summary
It's one budget that will almost unquestionably rule them all.
John Rhys-Davies, who played Gimli in Peter Jacksons' trilogy, has spoken out against Amazon's upcoming show. And he didn't mince words.
The Lord of the Rings is being turned into a TV series. Amazon announced that it bought the rights to the globally popular franchise for $200 million. It was also reported that a spin-off series might be in the making. Read more... More about Watercooler, Twitter, Tv, Amazon, and Internet
Recently it was announced Amazon would be producing and streaming a brand new Lord of the Rings television series. This is in spite of the fact that the classic film trilogy hit theaters only 15 years ago (okay, I guess it wasn’t too recent), and still holds up today as a classic. One actor from […]
Fantasy is big right now. We've heard lots of news about Amazon's new Lord of the Rings TV project, Game of Thrones is wrapping up but will have spin-offs, Netflix is producing a Witcher TV show, Showtime are doing a Name of the Wind prequel show, Starz have American Gods and even Spike TV is still trying to make Shannara happen. Show More Summary
It's been a busy week or so for Tolkien and TV fans trying to parse the extraordinary news that Amazon TV are developing a television series based on The Lord of the Rings. In the light of more revelations, it may be useful to take stock of what is going on and what might and will happen next. Show More Summary
The megadeal is believed to be for five seasons — plus a potential spinoff — with insiders putting the price tag for global rights at around $250 million. read more
A "Lord of the Rings" TV series is coming to Amazon.
It's one of the largest acquisition deals in television history.
Amazon already has an impressive line up of Emmy winning television programming under its belt, and now it has decided to expand into a well-known universe. This week, CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the company's first multi-season TV venture would be an adaptation of Lord of The Rings. READ MORE »
Fans of JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings can prepare for "a new epic journey in Middle Earth." Amazon has announced plans to create a TV series inspired by the fantasy trilogy after acquiring the global TV rights for a reported $250 million, reports Deadline. The company says the multi-season...
Amazon have confirmed they are collaborating with Warner Brothers, New Line Cinema and the Tolkien Estate on a new Middle-earth TV show set between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Lots of ideas have been floated about what the show could be about, so I've come up with a few possibilities (click for bigger versions). Show More Summary
News has been brewing for days now that Amazon was pursuing a deal with Warner Bros. and the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien to bring an adaptation of The Lord of the Rings to television (or streaming), and today, it was confirmed. Read more...
Here is the curious part of Amazon’s announcement on a multi-season commitment to turn the JRR Tolkien conceived The Lord of the Rings into an event TV series. Amazon has not tried to enlist the help of, or even reached out to Peter Jackson. Show More Summary
There is no “Moneyball” for media. In entertainment, overkill is underrated.
It's Official: 'Lord of the Rings' TV Series Gets Multiple-Season Commitment at Amazon https://t.co/b7SYHEX8cf pic.twitter.com/NGCB2gj9M6— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) November 13, 2017 Mr. Sunday Movies goofed on this idea last week, before the deal had been signed....
One series to rule them all.
Earlier this year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he wanted his company to have the next Game of Thrones. So much so that he mandated a huge programming shift at the company. That must […] The post Amazon is Making a Lord of the Rings TV Series Because 12 Hours Wasn’t Enough appeared first on Geek.com.