LOS ANGELES, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Amazon’s multi-million greenback TV model of “The Lord of the Rings” will launch in September 2022, Amazon Studios mentioned on Monday.
The streaming platform mentioned filming on the primary season has wrapped in New Zealand, and it launched the primary photographs of the present.
“The journey begins September 2, 2022 with the premiere of our unique The Lord of the Rings collection on Prime Video,” Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, mentioned in an announcement.
Amazon is spending about $465 million filming the primary season of the present, in accordance with New Zealand authorities officers. It’s anticipating to make 5 seasons of the present, making it one of the vital costly TV collection ever.
It mentioned in a press launch that the primary season can be obtainable in additional than 240 nations, with new episodes launched weekly.
The epic fantasy plot will happen 1000’s of years earlier than the occasions narrated by author J.R.R. Tolkien in his books “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings.”
Reporting by Jill Serjeant