Amazon will broadcast its The Lord of the Rings series starting September 2, 2022 via its Prime Video streaming service. In 2017, the company announced that it had acquired the global rights. There will be several seasons.
The series will be shown in 240 countries and regions where Prime Video is available, and a new episode will be released weekly. It has not yet been announced how many episodes the first season will contain. Amazon previously indicated that there will be several seasons. Amazon is showing a picture of the series for the first time, but it’s not showing a trailer yet.
The series takes place thousands of years before the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. According to one description, the series revolves around familiar and new characters and confronting the emergence of evil in Middle-earth. Filming for the first season has been completed. Amazon Studios reports in a press release. Amazon photos in New Zealand.
In 2017, Amazon announced get rights To create and broadcast Lord of the Rings worldwide. It is said to have cost $250 million. According to Variety Production would cost an additional $465 million for the first season. This makes the series much more expensive than, say, Game of Thrones or The Mandalorian, which, according to the site, cost about $15 million per episode.
With a multi-million dollar investment, Amazon wants to convince more customers to buy a Prime Video subscription, or get a Prime subscription for the web store. This also gives customers access to the video service. It is unknown exactly how many Prime Video subscribers there are. CEO Jeff Bezos, who presented his quarterly results early this year, said that “more than 175 million Amazon Prime users” streamed a movie or series in the past year.
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