Amazon’s Lord of the Ring has been making all the good news since the series was announced. Whether it’s the expectations after the cult hit of the film trilogy or the greatness, the series keeps the hype intact. The latest news is about the budget which is much higher than big series like HBO’s Games Of Thrones and Apple’s The Morning Show.
It was Radio New Zealand that first informed of the huge cost and later Variety also confirmed the same. According to some sources, up to $ 464.2 million is spent to complete the television series. In New Zealand currency, the amount is equivalent to NZ $ 650 million. This really is a huge cost, making TLOTR the most budgeted TV series of all time.
It is learned that approximately $ 250 million is spent to purchase the rights to JRR Tolkien’s novel, The Lord of the Rings. Speaking of the same thing, Stuart Nash (Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, New Zealand) told Radio New Zealand: “It’s fantastic, it’s really… What I can tell you is that ‘Amazon is going to spend around $ 650 million in the first season. alone. It will be the greatest television series ever to be made. “
The Lord of the Rings series stars Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers and Daniel Weyman.
Meanwhile, Tom Budge recently confirmed information suggesting he has been banned from the upcoming TV series. He revealed that the producers decided to revamp the plot of Project Amazon and his character was no longer featured.
“It is with great sadness that I write to tell you that I left the Lord of the Rings TV series from Amazon,” Tom Budge wrote on Instagram.
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