Not content with adding Lord of the Rings, Dredd and Star Trek to his pop culture resume, Karl Urban is taking on Amazon’s The Boys. The fan-favorite star will lead the new adaptation of Garth Ennis’ comic, as directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
If you thought Amazon was going to make Lord of the Rings TV’s next big thing, wait until you see what else they’re spending on. Reports indicate the streaming service is looking to drop at least $1 billion for a three-season adaptation of Chinese alien invasion novel The Three-Body Pr…
We knew Amazon would pay a pretty penny to develop its own Lord of the Rings TV series, but they might as well raid Smaug’s lair. New estimates put the TV iteration of Middle Earth at $500 million (to start!), and all before Amazon has even assigned talent to the project.
The metrics of streaming success are as opaque as ever, but new insight into Amazon’s spending habits may reveal its top-rated shows. New reports identify how Amazon rates original programming as a hit, and may reveal a huge price tag for some of its shows.
The cloud of Jeffrey Tambor may have lifted from Amazon’s Transparent, but the show isn’t immediately back on its feet. New reports suggest the fifth season will likely end up delayed until 2019, while creators are considering replacing Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman.