Amazon Studios is trying to considerably enhance its visibility within the media sport. They spent lots of of tens of millions on ‘The Rings of Energy’ in an effort to realize a ‘Recreation of Thrones’ stage fantasy hit utilizing the great title ‘The Lord of the Rings’. How profitable this was is up for debate. The corporate may even make investments closely in theatrical releases, with Ben Affleck’s “Air” serving as a latest instance of the brand new technique on this entrance.
As for “Citadel”, it was bold from the beginning however suffered a number of issues within the manufacturing course of. The price range blew, and in some methods Amazon was too far to again out. So this spinoff was going to occur someway, on condition that it was already within the field. Whether or not or not the universe continues to develop is one other query altogether. Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon and MGM Studios, just lately had this to say when asserting the renewal of “Citadel” for a second season.
“‘Citadel’ is a really international phenomenon. Our aim has at all times been to create a brand new franchise rooted in unique IP that might develop Prime Video’s worldwide viewers. This present has introduced an inordinate variety of new worldwide clients to Prime Video. Its large viewers worldwide debut is a testomony to the exceptional imaginative and prescient of Joe and Anthony Russo, the unbelievable skills of Richard Madden, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Lesley Manville and Stanley Tucci, and the tireless work of the inventive groups, solid and crew. “
Season 1 of “Citadel” is streaming now on Prime Video, with “Citadel: Diana” slated to hit the streamer in 2024.