Things I Like: Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (TV Series) Season 1

Like many millions of people, I enjoyed the Lord of the Rings films by Peter Jackson. Now granted, I would never consider myself a super fan. I could definitely go more than 5 to 10 years without watching the movies again. I was surprised that Amazon spent a billion dollars making Lord of the Rings:…

Fun Fact: The Ungodly Budget For The Rings of Power

Amazon spent about a billion dollars on its new Lord of the Rings prequel series. Each Episode costing significantly more than even what Netflix spent per episode on Stranger Things or HBO splurged on Game of Thrones.

Fun Fact: Original Choice For Gandalf

Christopher Plummer was originally offered the role of Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. He turned it down because he didn’t want to spend years in New Zealand shooting the movies, as he didn’t like the country that much.