FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, attend a roundtable dialogue on gender equality at Windsor Fortress, Windsor, Britain October 25, 2019. Jeremy Selwyn/Pool through Reuters/File Photograph
July 14, 2021
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Britain’s Duchess Meghan has created an animated household sequence for streaming platform Netflix Inc that she can even government produce, her manufacturing firm stated on Wednesday.
Archewell Productions, the corporate shaped by Meghan and her husband, Prince Harry, stated in an announcement the sequence can be centered on the adventures of a 12-year-old lady, who’s impressed by quite a lot of influential ladies from historical past.
The sequence, known as “Pearl,” is likely one of the first to be introduced by Netflix and the British couple, formally often known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. They struck the deal final 12 months after they stop their royal duties and moved to California.
“Like many ladies her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to beat life’s every day challenges,” Meghan stated in an announcement.
“I’m thrilled that Archewell Productions, partnered with the powerhouse platform of Netflix, and these unimaginable producers, will collectively convey you this new animated sequence, which celebrates extraordinary ladies all through historical past.”
No date was given for the launch of the sequence.
Meghan will government produce the sequence together with David Furnish, the husband of British singer Elton John, the assertion stated. John is a detailed buddy of Harry and Meghan and carried out at their marriage ceremony reception in 2018.
The animated sequence follows the announcement final 12 months of a Netflix challenge that’s near Harry’s coronary heart – a documentary sequence concerning the Invictus Video games for wounded servicemen and girls.
It follows the publication final month of Meghan’s first e-book – “The Bench” – a kids’s story about fatherhood that she stated was impressed by Harry’s relationship with the couple’s first youngster, Archie. Meghan gave beginning to a daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana, in June.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Enhancing by Peter Cooney)