A Wong Kar-wai period piece called Tong Wars, about the history of Chinese immigration, a Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph comedy, a comic book series from Seth Rogen, and two unnamed comedy pilots make up the slate of upcoming programming at Amazon Studios.
This puts Amazon in uncharted territory, with higher-than-usual production costs expected so it can transport viewers to Middle Earth.
"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 a Tolkien estate representative. The show will be produced in cooperation with estate of writer J.R.R. Tolkien, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, which is a division of Warner Bros and produced Peter Jackson's blockbuster movie adaptations.
Amazon justifies its spending on programming as a way to draw new sign-ups to Prime, whose members buy more goods more often from the world's largest online retailer.
The announcement marks the studio's biggest acquisition since former Amazon Studios President Roy Price resigned last month while on suspension and facing sexual harassment allegations.
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Instead, any rejection or amendment of the Bill would mean the United Kingdom leaving the bloc without a trade deal. For months Labour's been calling on ministers to guarantee Parliament a final say on the withdrawal agreement.
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Players can buy the $24.99 Season Pass, which grants players the entire Freedom Chronicles collection along with Episode Zero . All three DLC episodes follow a different protagonist and serve as side stories to the campaign.
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Moreover, the pass-through of the goods and services tax (GST) to final prices of various goods and services may not be complete. June was the first month the inflation fell outside the band since inflation targeting was first adopted by India.
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Allen had completed 13 of 23 passes for 140 yards prior to being removed from the game. "There are some things he missed". Bielema added that Kelley is "very disappointed" in his actions and that Kelley and his parents agreed to the discipline.