The Pacific (TV miniseries)

The Pacific is a 2010 AmericanAustralianBritish television series produced by HBO, Playtone and DreamWorks that premiered in the United States onMarch 2010.

The Pacific was produced by Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, and Gary Goetzman in association with HBO Miniseries, Playtone, DreamWorks, Seven Network and Sky Movies. Seven and Sky both invested in the project for the right to broadcast it in Australia and the United Kingdom respectively. Nine Network has previously broadcast the HBO productions of Band of Brothers. Nine had a broadcast deal with HBOs parent Warner Bros., but then HBO started to distribute its own productions separately. In April 2007, the producers set up a production office in Melbourne and began casting.Originally the project was estimated at 100million to produce, but ended up costing over 200 million, making The Pacific the most expensive television miniseries ever created by any network. According to The Malaysian Insider the series cost 270million, with an estimated A134million of that spent in Australia. The Australian newspaper Herald Sun estimates that it brought 4,000 jobs and generated A180million for the Australian economy. ........

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