In the statement announcing the news, the company clarifies that the new show will "explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring", with a potential spinoff series also included as part of the deal.
Amazon on Monday said it snagged the global television rights for "The Lord of the Rings" TV adaptation, getting a hold of what should become one of the most-anticipated TV series going forward. AmazonStudios will produce a multiseason television series in cooperation with New Line Cinema, the Tolkien estate and HarperCollins. Amazon has plenty of acclaimed programming (we're big fans of The Man in the High Castle and The Tick among others), but doesn't have the kind of genre-focused mega franchise that, for example, chief competitor Netflix has with the assorted Marvel shows or HBO has with Game of Thrones. R. R. Tolkien's beloved fantasy series The Lord of the Rings, despite the fact that Peter Jackson's film trilogy was pretty much flawless and a remake is wholly unnecessary.
"We are delighted that Amazon, with its longstanding commitment to literature, is the home of the first-ever multi-season television series for 'The Lord of the Rings, '" said Matt Galsor, a representative for the Tolkien Estate and Trust and HarperCollins.
Fury Road director sues Warner — Mad Max
Miller rejects this proposition, blaming a series of decisions which he alleges caused substantial changes and delays to the film. He has a long history with the studio dating back to 1981 when they distributed The Road Warrior , a.k.a.
As Variety exclusively reported, a series adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's world-renowned fantasy novels has been in development at Amazon after being shopped by the Tolkien estate and Warner Bros. The S&P 500 index is up 19.4% for the last 12 months.
Given that Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy won a combined 17 Oscars and, when you throw in the three Hobbit movies, grossed almost $6 billion worldwide, you would think that the entertainment industry might be inclined to leave it way-more-than-well-enough alone.
Despite throwing around money like it grows on talking trees, Amazon lacks a Game of Thrones-sized hit.
Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Aetna from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. The firm owned 740,833 shares of the company's stock after acquiring an additional 112,700 shares during the period.
Leverage ratio is the total debt of a company divided by total assets of the current and past year divided by two. On November 7 analysts at Wolfe Research updated its forecast on CPRT with an initial rating of "Market Perform".
United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in OM Asset Management PLC (NYSE:OMAM). RBC Capital Markets initiated OM Asset Management PLC (NYSE:OMAM) on Friday, June 30 with "Outperform" rating.
After the Blackhawks took a 4-1 lead, Wood got the Devils rally started at 17:37 of the first, his second goal of the period. His second pulled them within 4-2 prior to intermission, and the Devils collectively said enough was enough.
Moreover, Guyasuta Invest Advisors has 0.66% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). (NYSE:MRK) for 1.14M shares. Bloom Tree Partners Llc bought 33,771 shares as the company's stock declined 18.44% while stock markets rallied.
His sentencing was handed down in courtroom one at the Randburg Magistrates' Court this afternoon by Judge Ramsamy Reddy. He was replaced as deputy higher education and training minister by Buti Manamela.
Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock. It improved, as 12 investors sold EGP shares while 57 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes.
The opening two sets saw a solitary break of serve apiece, but it was a turbulent affair from 3-3 onwards in the decider. Dimitrov recovered impressive to break in the third, but he failed to serve out the match at the first time of asking.
Ashfield Cap Partners Ltd Llc reported 103,590 shares or 0.93% of all its holdings. 39,858 are owned by Barton Investment Mgmt. Finally, Marshall Wace North America L.P. raised its position in Southwestern Energy by 398.8% during the 2nd quarter.
Detroit police officers performing an undercover operation in an east side neighborhood got into a huge fight - with each other. An internal investigation has been launched by Detroit Police Department into the incident last week.
He, however, said the government had not yet confirmed cost escalation or committed to bear the additional expenditure. He refuted the claim of the Opposition that there was delay in the execution of the project.
He is in Delhi till tomorrow. "My office continuously trying to take time from CMs of Punjab n Haryana for me to meet the two CMs".
Analysts See $1.00 EPS for TJX Companies Inc (TJX)
The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . The TJX Companies, Inc (TJX) is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and across the world.
Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Moving Today - Down by 0.65%
The active investment managers in our partner's database now have: 63.04 million shares, down from 63.30 million shares in 2017Q1. The value of the investment in Brooks Automation went from $2,096,000 to $2,252,000 increasing 7.4% for the reporting period.
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