Citadel is an upcoming science fiction action thriller television series created by David Weil for Amazon Prime Video. Produced by the Russo brothers, the show has already been renewed for a second season prior to the premiere of its first.
The series will feature spinoffs in different countries and languages, showcasing a global and diverse approach to storytelling. With its unique premise and talented production team, Citadel promises to be an exciting addition to the world of science fiction television.
The first two episodes of Citadel are scheduled to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on April 28, 2023.
Citadel Star Cast
The series features Richard Madden in the role of Mason Kane, a Citadel agent who works alongside Priyanka Chopra Jonas as Nadia Sinh. Both are tasked with uncovering a conspiracy that could threaten the world as they know it.
Each member of the cast brings their own unique talents and style to the show, adding to the depth of the characters and the overall storytelling experience. Fans of the genre and newcomers alike can look forward to an exciting and action-packed series with an all-star cast.
Citadel Season 2 Receives Big Tax Credits for California Filming
According to Deadline, Amazon’s Citadel has received a massive $25 million tax credit to relocate to California for its second season, exceeding the record set by Penny Dreadful: City of Angels. While Citadel season 2 hasn’t been officially greenlit, “deals are being finalized and a formal pickup is expected soon”.
The show is expected to become California’s largest relocating TV series. This is due to qualified spending.
“Overall, the seven projects given the nod from the CFC Monday are anticipated to drop around $397 million in qualified spending. That breaks down to 646 filming days in the state, with 1,585 crew, 629 cast and 19,994 background actors/stand-ins to be hired.”
Citadel becomes second most expensive show of all time
As per Wion’s reports, Amazon’s upcoming series has already been renewed for a second season, even though it had some problems during production and cost a lot of money. The show’s budget is said to be over $300 million, which makes it the second most expensive show ever, after The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.
Supposedly the actors got paid more than planned because of reshoots. Despite these issues, people are excited to watch Citadel.
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