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'Lord of the Rings' Amazon Series to Be Most Expensive TV Show Ever Made - See the Estimated Cost!

The Lord of the Rings is going to be huge.

The forthcoming fantasy series at Amazon Studios will cost even more than previous estimates, THR reported Friday (April 16).

Amazon will spend roughly NZ$650 million, or $465 million in U.S. dollars, for the first season of the show, according to the report, beating out the previous estimate of $500 million for multiple seasons of the show.

“What I can tell you is Amazon is going to spend about $650 million in season one alone. This is fantastic, it really is…this will be the largest television series ever made,” said Stuart Nash, New Zealand Minister for Economic Development and Tourism, to Morning Report.

The estimate was released as part of the New Zealand government’s Official Information Act, initially reported by Stuff.

The documents also revealed that Amazon plans to film five seasons in New Zealand, as well as potential spinoff series.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar to Star in YA Pilot 'Hot Pink' for Amazon!

Sarah Michelle Gellar is taking on a new role!

The 43-year-old Buffy the Vampire Slayer star is set to appear in Hot Pink, a coming-of-age comedy for Amazon Studios created by Obvious Child‘s Elisabeth Holm, Deadline reported Wednesday (March 31).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Sarah Michelle Gellar

Hot Pink was “loosely inspired by Elana K. Arnold’s National Book Award finalist What Girls Are Made Of.”

The book, which was published in 2017, is described as exploring “the real, knotted, messy, thriving heartbeat of young womanhood” through the eyes of a 16-year-old girl.

She also just signed on to voice Netflix-Mattel anime series, Masters of the Universe: Revelation.

Sarah Michelle Gellar recently revealed if she’d ever do a Buffy reboot. Here’s what she had to say! She also just celebrated a big milestone for her iconic character.

Riley Keough Joins Chris Pratt in Amazon Series 'The Terminal List'

Riley Keough is the latest star to join The Terminal List!

The 31-year-old actress has joined the cast of the forthcoming conspiracy-thriller series based on the best-selling novel of the same name, per Deadline.

The Terminal List, which also stars Chris Pratt, Constance Wu, Taylor Kitsch, and Jeanne Tripplehorn, will debut on Amazon Prime Video.

The Terminal List follows “James Reece (Pratt) after his entire platoon of Navy SEALs is ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission. Reece returns home to his family with conflicting memories of the event and questions about his culpability. However, as new evidence comes to light, Reece discovers dark forces working against him, endangering not only his life but the lives of those he loves.”

Riley will play Lauren Reece, “an elite triathlete and a warrior in her own right. Lauren has balanced her career with raising their daughter Lucy and providing vital support to other platoon families when her husband James (Pratt) and his SEAL Troop are deployed. While the majority of SEAL marriages fall apart, Lauren and James have made it through on honesty, mental toughness, and undying love.”

Check the trailer for Riley Keough‘s upcoming Apple TV+ series Calls!

Minnie Driver Joins Amazon's 'Modern Love' for Season Two

Minnie Driver is heading to Amazon!

The 51-year-old actress has been cast in the upcoming second season of Modern Love, Variety reports.

As of right now, Minnie is the only confirmed star to appear in season two. Actors that appeared in season one of Modern Love included Anne Hathaway, Dev Patel, Tina Fey, John Slattery, and Andrew Scott.

Modern Love is based on the New York Times‘ column that explores relationships, love, and the human connection. You can catch up on season one on Amazon now!

Last month, it was revealed that Minnie was very close to starring in this hit early 2000s rom-com.

Up next, Minnie will be appearing alongside Camila Cabello in the new adaption of Cinderella. Get the scoop on her role here.

Donald Glover & Phoebe Waller-Bridge Team Up for 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' Series for Amazon!

Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge are teaming up for a series adaptation of the movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith!

The 37-year-old Atlanta actor announced the new project on his Instagram Stories by sharing video clips of him and Phoebe doing the latest TikTok trends.

THR reports that the project will be a reboot of the 2005 New Regency film that starred Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The series has been in the works for months and it will debut on Amazon Prime Video in 2022. Donald and Phoebe co-created the new show with Francesca Sloane.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie on red carpet

Phoebe has an overall deal with Amazon thanks to the success of her show Fleabag, which was exclusive to the streamer in the U.S.

This won’t be the first time that Donald and Phoebe are working together. They previously co-starred in the 2018 movie Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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Michael B. Jordan Is Amazon Alexa's Body in Super Bowl Commercial 2021 - Watch Now!

Michael B. Jordan is the star of Amazon’s commercial for the 2021 Super Bowl and he even goes shirtless during the ad!

The 33-year-old Black Panther actor becomes the body of Amazon Alexa and he does everything that his owner asks him to do. When she asks him to dim the lights, he does that and then strips off his shirt.

“It took us a while, but we’ve found a new body for Alexa. Who knew Alexa had abs?” the brand wrote in the YouTube description.

Michael‘s girlfriend Lori Harvey commented on the commercial and said, “Sign me up for that Alexa 😂🤤😍😍😍 congratulations baby!!! 🔥🔥🔥.”

Make sure to see the hot shirtless photo that Lori took of Michael during their vacation last month. He looks so good!

Michael B. Jordan Becomes Amazon's Alexa In Super Bowl LV Commercial

Michael B. Jordan is Alexa.

The 33-year-old Creed star is the physical embodiment of Amazon‘s smart device in the retail giant’s Super Bowl LV advertisement.

The video depicts a gorgeous female employee, who daydreams about the ideal physical form for “Alexa” and decides it has to be Michael, who was named People’s Sexiest Man Alive.

The commercial continues on, with the employee imagining herself in a variety of romantic and hilarious situations with Michael, and her husband is not impressed.

“The crazy thing about shooting this spot, there’s a lot of things that don’t make it to the (final) spot,” Michael shared with USA Today about some of the behind-the-scenes moments in the ad.

He added, “The guy that plays the husband is freaking hilarious. A lot of his reactions, just the way we were all working that day, it was pretty funny.”

“You just have so many memorable Super Bowl commercials going back over the years,” Michael recalls, and “being a part of (one), it’s a bucket list type thing to check off, you know? Like, ‘OK, cool, I was part of a Super Bowl moment.’ … It’s pretty cool to be a part of that.”

Super Bowl LV will take place THIS Sunday, February 7.

If you didn’t see, there might be two key players who will not be part of the football game this year. Find out more here…