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Amazon Gives ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Series Early Season 2 Order
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The first season of Amazon’s much-anticipated series adaptation of The Lord of the Rings isn’t even in production yet. The series is currently in pre-production in New Zealand, where the show will be filmed. But whatever Amazon has seen of what’s been developed so far has given them all of the confidence necessary to move forward with an early greenlight for season two.

Shortly after we found out that Amazon was in talks for a Lord of the Rings TV series back in 2017, it was confirmed that they had reached a deal and had committed to a multiple-season adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s classic work. So seeing that season two has been greenlighted, even this early, is not all that surprising. But according to reports their multiple-season commitment didn’t necessarily guarantee a second season—understandable, considering the mind-boggling mountains of coin that would be required to produce the five seasons Amazon committed to—and an official greenlight was still needed.

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‘The Wheel Of Time’: Rosamund Pike Set To Star In TV Series Based On Robert Jordan’s Books
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The first casting for Amazon’s The Wheel of Time, a live-action TV series adaptation of author Robert Jordan‘s book series of the same name, has been confirmed.

It’s being reported that Rosamund Pike, the Oscar nominated star of Gone Girl, The World’s End, 2005’s Pride & Prejudice, Hostiles, A Private War, and much more, will star in the series. She’ll be playing the show’s central character, an Aes Sedai named Moiraine.

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ICYMI: ‘The Wheel Of Time’ Series Based On Robert Jordan Books Ordered By Amazon
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For anyone who missed the news, it was reported recently that Amazon has ordered The Wheel of Time, a new series based on the Robert Jordan book series of the same name.

While exciting news for fans, they will no doubt take it with a massive grain of salt. Adaptations of Jordan’s book series have been in the works for a very long time, including a movie adaptation at Universal a decade ago. But things haven’t worked out, for a variety of reasons including legal complications. Will this be the one?

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Amazon Orders Nazi Hunter Series ‘The Hunt’ From Jordan Peele, David Weil
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Add another project to the insanely busy schedule of Jordan Peele. Amazon Studios has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to a new series titled The Hunt, which will be executive produced by Peele.

The series, which is created by David Weil, tells the story of a group of Nazi hunters. It’s based on an original idea, and draws inspiration from some real-life events.

Continue below for more info on the series.

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