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Amazon Is Making an Extremely Expensive Lord of the Rings TV Series

- gq.com
14 Nov 2017
It was just a few months ago that we learned Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was desperate for Amazon Studios to develop its own Game of Thrones . That mandate appears to have been taken literally, because Amazon just announced its biggest television deal ever: a multi-season commitment for a brand-new TV series based on Lord of the Rings . The series is being developed in ...

Lord of the Rings TV Series

14 Nov 2017
About a week ago, we reported that Amazon was in talks with Warner Bros. and J.R.R. Tolkien's estate for a possible TV series adaptation of The Lord of the Rings . Now, Amazon has announced that it has acquired the global television rights with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime Original will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien ...
- collider.com

Amazon acquires television rights to The Lord of the Rings with multi

- firstpost.com
14 Nov 2017
Amazon says it has acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. Set in Middle Earth, this TV series will explore new story lines preceding Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring. The deal includes a potential additional spin-off series, Amazon said on 13 November.

Mithril Ideas For 'Lord Of The Rings' TV Spin Monkey

14 Nov 2017
10 Great, Perfect, Solid-Mithril Ideas For 'Lord of the Rings' TV Spin-Offs : Monkey See Amazon Studios is bringing an ongoing Lord of the Rings prequel series to television. The deal includes an option for "a potential additional spin-off series." Tom Bombadil, call your agent.
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Season 'Lord Of The Rings' TV Series

- geeksofdoom.com
14 Nov 2017
Amazon today announced it has acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime Original will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Lord of the Rings TV Series Set At Amazon With Multi

14 Nov 2017
SEATTLE-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Nov. 13, 2017- (NASDAQ: AMZN)--Amazon today announced it has acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime Original will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins ...
- seriable.com

New Lord of the Rings series coming from Amazon

- ozfm.com
14 Nov 2017
A new television series based on J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy is in the works at Amazon. According to Reuters , the tech company announced Monday it will produce a multi-season series that explores new storylines preceding The Fellowship of the Ring, the first installment in the fantasy trilogy, and will delve into some of Tolkien's work not explored in the ...

Lord of the Rings' TV Series Adaptation Coming to Amazon

14 Nov 2017
"We are delighted that Amazon, with its longstanding commitment to literature, is the home of the first-ever multi-season television series for 'The Lord of the Rings,'" added Matt Galsor, a representative for the Tolkien Estate and Trust and HarperCollins. "Sharon and the team at Amazon Studios have exceptional ideas to bring to the screen previously unexplored stories ...
- thewrap.com

Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' prequel will need to forge its own identity

- engadget.com
14 Nov 2017
When rumors broke that Amazon was hoping to turn J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings into a TV series, many felt that CEO Jeff Bezos had found his own Game of Thrones. We're still many years out from seeing a final product, but the first steps were taken today: Amazon just announced that it is producing a multi-season series based in Tolkien's Middle-earth . But if ...

Season Lord of the Rings Series

14 Nov 2017
Amazon Studios has officially announced plans for a multi-season Lord of the Rings TV series. The news comes a little over a week after it was reported that Warner Bros./New Line had been in talks with the retail giant and streaming outlet for a TV adaptation based on J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved novels.
- cbr.com

Lord of the Rings TV Show Will Be a Prequel Series

- slashfilm.com
14 Nov 2017
That didn't take long. It was only a few days ago that we wrote about Amazon being in talks with the estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien to adapt the beloved fantasy novels The Lord of the Rings into a TV series for Prime Video. Now, the company has confirmed that deal is definitely happening. Not only that, the show is getting a multi-season commitment, and we know that it'll ...

Amazon Purchases Rights To 'Lord of the Rings' TV Series

14 Nov 2017
Amazon has been a dominant force in the news over the past 12 months with big plans for the future. One new path the company plans to take down the road is a multi-season series based on J.R.R Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. According to reports, the Jeff Bezos owned company acquired the global television rights to the famous book and movie franchise for an undisclosed amount.
- thetechreviewer.com

Amazon will remake 'Lord of the Rings' as a series

- mashable.com
14 Nov 2017
Amazon has acquired global television rights to the series and given it a multi-season commitment, which will "explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring," according to a company release, implying that the show may weave in aspects of Tolkien's The Hobbit -- since that story involves a number of characters who later reappear in Lord of the ...

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14 Nov 2017
If Amazon is looking for its Game of Thrones, it seem to have found it by going directly to the source: Amazon Studios announced today that it has purchased the television rights to The Lord of the Rings and intends to produce an Amazon Prime Original series based on J.R.R. Tolkien's seminal fantasy epic.
- flipboard.com

Best Amazon Prime TV shows November

- techradar.com
14 Nov 2017
UPDATE: Amazon has announced that it is set to embark on a journey to Middle Earth, after Baggins the TV rights to the Lord of the Rings fantasy franchise. Instead of remaking the LOTR movies, Amazon has revealed that the show will be set before JRR Tolkien's opus, acting as a prequel to The Fellowship Of The Ring.

Amazon Lands 'The Lord Of The Rings' With A Multi

14 Nov 2017
"We are delighted that Amazon, with its longstanding commitment to literature, is the home of the first-ever multiseason television series for 'The Lord of the Rings'. Sharon (Tal Yguado) and the team at Amazon Studios have exceptional ideas to bring to the screen previously unexplored stories based on J.R.R. Tolkein's writings."
- sciencefiction.com

Lord of the Rings' TV Series Gets Multiple

- hollywoodreporter.com
14 Nov 2017
The retail giant and streaming outlet announced Monday that it has acquired global television rights to the Lord of the Rings franchise, based on the best-selling novels by J.R.R. Tolkien. Amazon has handed out a multiple-season commitment. The Amazon LOTR series will be produced in-house at Amazon Studios alongside the Tolkien Estate and Trust, publisher HarperCollins and ...

Nagra & Ampere Unveil 'TV Tribes

14 Nov 2017
CHESEAUX, Switzerland -- NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in partnership with Ampere Analysis, a leading UK-based TV industry research firm, today released Television Tribes, a study that reveals the new reality of pay-TV consumer viewing types and outlines ...
- lightreading.com

Lord of the Rings' gets multi

- kiro7.com
14 Nov 2017
"'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 Sharon Tal Yguado, head of scripted series, Amazon Studios. "We are honored to be working with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line on this exciting collaboration for television and are thrilled to be ...

Lord Of The Rings Prequel TV Show Is Happening, Amazon To Produce

14 Nov 2017
In a statement, Sharon Tal Yguado, Head of Scripted Series at Amazon Studios, said, "The Lord of the Rings is a cultural phenomenon that has captured the imagination of generations of fans through literature and the big screen. We are honored to be working with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins, and New Line on this exciting collaboration for television and are ...
- gaming.xlagile.com

Amazon is making a 'Lord of the Rings' prequel series

- techcrunch.com
14 Nov 2017
Amazon is making a Lord of the Rings TV show , but it isn't a straight adaptation of the greatest fantasy series of all time -- it's a prequel. The show, which already carries a multi-season commitment, will "explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring."

Lord Of The Rings Prequel TV Show Is Happening, Amazon To Produce

14 Nov 2017
According to Deadline , Amazon has signed a multi-season commitment for a Lord of the Rings show. The show will be produced in cooperation with estate of writer J.R.R. Tolkien, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, which is a division of Warner Bros and produced Peter Jackson's blockbuster movie adaptations.
- joystickreport.com

Lord Of The Rings' TV Series In The Works For Amazon Prime

- celebrityinsider.org
14 Nov 2017
Even as Game of Thrones begins to film its eighth and final seasons, other television networks are desperate to find their own epic fantasy series. Amazon has landed the granddaddy of them all, though, announcing this week they have begun pre-production on a new series based on J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Amazon has spent A LOT of money on the new TV series

14 Nov 2017
So it came to pass that Amazon Prime would forge a Lord of the Rings TV series. And into this prequel to JRR Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring, the streaming service would pour in a massive $250 million (according to Deadline ) to create, what they hope will be, one multi-season fantasy series to rule them all. Even Game of Thrones.
- radiotimes.com

Lord of the Rings' TV adaptation coming to Amazon

- cnet.com
14 Nov 2017
The e-commerce company said it already has a "multi-season commitment" for the TV adaptation and said the deal includes a potential additional spin-off series. The show will be set in Middle Earth and explore new story lines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Fellowship of the Ring." Amazon didn't mention a date for when the series will air.

THE LORD OF THE RINGS TV Series is Coming to Amazon Prime

14 Nov 2017
How could a LOTR series compete with Jackson's masterfully crafted movies? For starters, the TV show could incorporate even more elements from the novels, as well as characters who didn't make the cut for the feature films. Tom Bombadil, anyone? The television series probably wouldn't have a budget that could directly compete with a feature film. If Amazon goes with $6 to ...
- nerdist.com

Amazon Will Be Producing a 'Lord of the Rings' TV Series

- bbuttonmedia.com
14 Nov 2017
Yesterday, Amazon announced that it has obtained the rights to produce a The Lord of the Rings TV series. However, fans need not worry that the show will simply be another adaptation. According to Matt Galsor, a representative for HarperCollins and the Tolkien Estate, the Amazon deal is based on "[bringing] to the screen previously unexplored stories based on J.R.R. ...

Season Lord of the Rings prequel TV series

14 Nov 2017
But even as Amazon explores tentpole shows like Lord of the Rings for paying Prime subscribers, the company is looking downmarket, too. AdAge reported today that Amazon is talking to content providers and advertisers about an ad-supported streaming service that would be free to viewers and available sans Prime subscription. The company has expressed an interest in ...
- arstechnica.com

Amazon will go there and back again in a "Lord of the Rings" TV series

- circa.com
14 Nov 2017
"We are honored to be working with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, Harper Collins and New Line on this exciting collaboration for television," Yguado said in a statement, "and are thrilled to be taking 'The Lord of the Rings' fans on a new epic journey in Middle Earth."

Content of Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' series not so mysterious

14 Nov 2017
So Elves and Men with Dwarves available too if needed. And who can tell the story of the downfall of Men better than an immortal Elf? If I were Amazon, I would lock up Hugo Weaving to a multi-season contract ASAP. He could be the character that holds it all together.
- theonering.net

Amazon Officially Announces New TV Series Based on The Lord of the Rings

- nichegamer.com
14 Nov 2017
While many are likening this to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' attempt at "securing their own Game of Thrones," it remains to be seen how much blood, sex, and incest this new TV series will have. What are you expecting from the new series? Or are you preparing to kill yourself? Sound off in the comments below!

Amazon to produce "Lord of the Rings" television series

14 Nov 2017
Although "The Lord of the Rings" is the most famous work to emerge from Tolkien's pen, he wrote much else, including prequel "The Hobbit" - also made into a movie trilogy by Jackson - and the denser "The Silmarillion". The Amazon series will delve into some of Tolkien's work that the movies did not explore.
- rnapoint.com
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