10 Most Expensive Web Series of 2022
Small Screen means small budget, this is what most people and critics thought before the arrival of the OTT revolution. Earlier people thought that big budget web series was a rare occurrence with series like GOT or movies like The Irishman on OTT platforms. But post pandemic trends tell another story. Now its a normal norm to have web series with huge budgets and big names. People are addicted towards a high quality content in the comfort of their home. This has led to a flourish big budget expensive projects on OTT platforms. The online model also provides cushion to the film-makers and producers in the current scenario where theatrical release is a taunting task. Now lets talk about 10 Most Expensive web series of 2022.
10 Most Expensive web series of 2022
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power
This is one of the most talked about and anticipated show of 2022 and early trends have suggested that this show has lived up to the hype. This Amazon Prime epic was made on a humongous budget, where the cost of 1 episode is estimated to be more than 50 Million USD. The sources claim that 1 episode of this epic web series costs a whopping 58 Million dollars.
This Netflix show is not only known for its unique content and story, it is also one of the most expensive web series of 2022. The cost per episode for this mysterious thriller was around 30 Million dollars.
‘The Boys’ brought a new perspective on superhero movies and was very refreshing for the audience. But this came with a lot of work, attention to detail and a big budget to support the superhero saga. The third instalment of the series lived up to the hype and was backed by a budget of almost 11 Million dollars per episode.
This Marvel series received mixed reviews and the audience had a polarizing view towards the plot of the series, some like it and some didn’t. But that being said nothing could be taken away from the show for its scale and production. The budget of the show was above 150 Million dollars.
House of Dragons
This prequel of the epic show ‘Game of Thornes’ is one of the most expensive web series of 2022. It’s estimated to cost around 20 Million dollars per episode.
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
It took a monstrous amount in the making of this series on the green monster. According to reports it took 75 Million dollars for just the 3 episodes of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.
This Netflix show is based on writer Neil Gaiman’s famous DC comics which came in the late 80’s and mid 90’s. It took almost 15 Million dollars for the making of a single episode of this web series.
This Amazon Prime show, which was first released on HBO Max has to be on this list. The show has a long star-cast where John Cena repeats his Suicide Squad character in this web series and is the main character of the series. According to some reports it took more than 5 Million dollars per episode for the making of this thrilling show.
The Terminal List
The Terminal List is another big budget project and is one of the most expensive web series of 2022. The action thriller show costed around 10 Million dollars per episode.
This action packed crime thriller has been making waves for this production and action set pieces. This Nick Santora American action thriller took almost 60 Million dollars for its completion.
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