At whopping $1 bn, this TV show will create a record

Apr 10, 2018, 12:15 PM IST

Budget of Lord of The Rings TV show will top $1 bn and it will become the most expensive series ever. This is an Amazon TV series.

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Till now, The Crown, by Netflix was number one at a 'piffling' $100 million.

 

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'Lord of the Rings' fantasy series is a science fiction novel  authored by JRR Tolkien. 

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The Lord of the Ring film franchise was directed by Peter Jackson.

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A $250 million rights deal was won by the Tolkien estate, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema against Netflix, says The Hollywood Reporter.

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The content of the show will be based on the events before the first volume, "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring."

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Jackson may also be involved with the series and talks Amazon have reportedly started.