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Callum Greene, executive producer of ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series, signs first-look deal with Amazon (EXCLUSIVE)

Callum Green and Sara Greene’s production banner Bright Greene have reached a first deal with Amazon, Variety has learned.

Callum is executive producer of Amazon’s highly anticipated TV series “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.” Under the deal, Bright Greene will develop and produce new projects for Amazon’s streaming platform. UTA brokered the deal on behalf of Bright Greene.

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“After Season 1’s epic journey, we couldn’t be more excited to continue our work with Amazon,” said Callum Greene. “Jen [Salke]Vernon [Sanders]Jon [Wax]Kevin [Jarzynski] and the whole team was great. The variety and breadth of work created at Amazon is a perfect match for the wide range of stories that inspire us, and we look forward to expanding our collaboration.

Callum and Sara are a husband and wife production team who first met while working on the feature film “Thumbsucker.” Callum produced a number of blockbuster films during his career, including “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” He’s also no stranger to Tolkien’s world, having also worked on ‘The Hobbit’. He collaborated with Guillermo del Toro on the films “Pacific Rim” and its sequel, and “Crimson Peak”.

“Callum’s wealth of experience, commitment and talent has only enriched the storytelling world of our ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ series,” said Vernon Sanders, Head of Global Television for Amazon Studios. “He has been instrumental in the team and we couldn’t be more excited to work with him and Sara, with his wealth of entertainment experience, on future projects for Prime Video.”

Sara previously served as an executive producer at several production companies, including The Directors Bureau, Alldayeveryday and Logan. She was also a curator and senior visual content producer for Sony Music where she worked with Rick Rubin. She has worked on a wide range of projects with a number of high profile artists including Bob Dylan, Adele, Morrissey, The Strokes, Mike Mills, Roman Coppola and Neill Blomkamp. She is also an author of published children’s books.

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