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Amazon's answer to Game of Thrones, LOTR TV series most expensive ever

The fantasy-adventure genre films came out as a big hit and earned about $5.85 billion worldwide

ANI  |  Washington 

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Turns out, the small screen adaptation of 'Lord of the Rings' is all set to be the most expensive TV series ever, according to

The battle for rights of the popular series was going on for quite some time between and The negotiations have resulted in acquiring the rights of the series, adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's books for USD 250 million, according to

The five-season series deal ensures that the show must be in production within two years. The series is expected to cost upward of $1 million, with all castings, producers, and visual effects factored in.

The fantasy-adventure genre films came out as a big hit and earned about $5.85 billion worldwide.

First Published: Fri, April 06 2018. 21:01 IST
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