Posted on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 by Ethan Anderton
Amazon is thirsty. The multi-hyphenate company has been dominating online retail for years, but when it comes to building their Amazon Prime Video streaming service, they’re still playing catch-up with heavy-hitters like Netflix and Hulu. But Amazon is desperate to get on their level, even if it means spending $1 billion on a single show.
Hoping to compete with the scale and popularity of HBO’s fantasy hit Game of Thrones, Amazon is currently in talks to land the rights to adapt the popular Chinese book series The Three-Body Problem into a three season TV series. And it’s this series that Amazon is looking to spend $1 billion on, making it one of the most expensive shows of all time. Read More »