Report: Amazon to spend billion dollars to turn 'Lord of the Rings' into TV series

Amazon is reportedly getting ready to spend big bucks to turn Lord of the Rings into a television series.

Amazon is paying more than a $1 billion to bring this dream to life, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The article says the network's groundbreaking negotiation guaranteed a five-season commitment of J.R.R. Tolkien's adaptation, making it the "most expensive TV series ever."
Amazon Studios reportedly shelled out an estimated $250 million for the rights.

So, when will we see it? Production will reportedly start within the next two years.

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