They would be producing a multi-season series exploring new storylines based on J.R.R Tolkien's novels.
A little over a decade later, when Jackson returned to direct The Hobbit trilogy, the combined cost before any promotion or advertising was $675 million.
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In addition, Amazon now knows that there is a market for a high-end, sword and sorcery TV series because of the success of Game of Thrones (and what that series did for and continues to do for HBO). It also has the rights to create a spin-off series (I sincerely hope it's an adaptation of the Tale of Beren and Luthien, because I'd watch that yesterday).
Amazon has acquired the USA and global rights to develop, produce, and air a television show based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings novel.
The show, which will be available exclusively on Amazon's Prime Video, will be produced by Amazon Studios, in cooperations with Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. On one hand, they are lovely pieces of digital artwork that do a very good job of showcasing the material. Everybody wants a big hit and certainly that's the show of the moment in terms of being a model for a hit. Even though there have been two trilogies, which each film lasting at least two hours, people seem to still be hungry for the universe that author J. Tolkien crafted a detailed history of Middle-earth called The Simarillion, which covered the creation of the world, epic wars, intrigue, the downfall of entire societies, dwarf and elvish history, and much more. But while the 2.09 million viewers who tuned in to the recent Season 3 premiere of that show constituted a banner night for Starz, those ratings pale in comparison to the 16.5 million viewers who tuned in to the Season 7 Game of Thrones finale just a few weeks before.
It's a major deal securing one of the biggest brands in pop culture for what's likely to be one of the most expensive TV shows ever made.
Higher inflation was also noted in protein rich items like oils and fats, eggs, and milk (and its products). Crucial services such as education, healthcare, personal care, etc have seen an inflation of 3.48 per cent.
The conjunction will be slightly more hard to watch in the United States, because sunrise comes earlier than in Britain. No matter where you are, experts recommend travelling to a rural location away from any light pollution.
Two hospitals said they were treating a total of seven gunshot victims, including at least three children. Tehama County Superintendent of Schools Rich DuVarney there were no student or staff fatalities.
Of course, the reason is clear, which is that the Syrian regime does not have enough military capabilities due to its losses. Syria says the raids aim to boost the Takfiri militant groups fighting against the Syrian government forces.
En route to his second Cy Young Award in four years , Kluber was phenomenal in helping lead the Indians back to the playoffs. Scherzer was 16-4 with a 2.51 ERA, second best in the league, this season, and he led the NL in strikeouts with 268.
He said, "It'll take probably 10 years before new theories are tried enough times to give them a high chance of success". Speaking to Reuters , Gates said he wanted to help combat the rapidly rising numbers of Alzheimer's sufferers.
To put that into perspective, over 50% of all iOS devices have already been updated to iOS 11 less than two months after launch. Last year's version, Android 7.0/7.1 Nougat, is building up a head of steam in its efforts to overtake Android 6 Marshmallow.
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said APT alliance has broadened to include food security, energy, environment, and health. The Philippines is about too far but, you know, nobody will save us from a holocaust if it happens", he said.
There were 6,121 reported hate crimes in the United States in 2016, according to new Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics . The number of participating agencies also varies from year to year, so simple year-by-year comparisons are cautioned against.
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Missouri attorney general investigating Google
He says most people don't realize that Google builds individual user profiles of those who use the company's services. Google agreed to change some business practices the FTC said were stifling competition in certain markets.
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Leo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello will be suiting up (shelling up?) to fight the likes of Superman, Batman and more. Atom is set to launch this December 12, with the Enchantress set for release in January, and the Ninja crew in February.