The first season of Amazon Studios ’ sprawling The Lord Of the Rings series will cost $465 million to produce. More from Deadline Sabrina Carpenter, RJ Cyler Star In ‘Emergency’ Comedy From Amazon Studios & Temple Hill ‘Lord Of The Rings: Fellowship Of The Ring’ & ‘The Two Towers’ China Reissue Dates Set Serena Williams Strikes First-Look TV Deal With Amazon Studios, Sets Docuseries On Professional & Personal Life There are some caveats. Amazon is yet to reveal how many episodes Season 1 of The Lord Of the Rings consists of, so the cost per-episode is unclear. Additionally, like Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, which was shot back-to-back, the series required building expansive, elaborate sets and creating expensive costumes. […] Like the movies, The Lord of the Rings series also plans to shoot seasons back-to-back, which would reduce Season 2 costs).
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