Prince Harry and Meghan Marple have secured their first Netflix series it has been confirmed by multiple sources today.
Archewell Productions who the pair created for this exact type of opportunity, is making Heart of Invictus, directed by The White Helmets director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara it has been reported.
The new series has been revealed to be a documentary about the Invictus games for which Harry has worked with for a number of years.
The docu-series will follow competitors from across the globe and all service members who have suffered life-changing injuries or illnesses, on their road to the Invictus Games.
Incredibly exited to tell you about HEART OF INVICTUS – a new docu-series from Archewell Productions that reveals the human stories and resilient spirit behind the Invictus Games. @WeAreInvictus pic.twitter.com/0CcWyiTHhm
— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) April 6, 2021
The Games will be held at The Hague, which will take place in 2022 providing restrictions allow at that point.
The famous couple said in a statement posted in Variety: “Our lives, both independent of each other and as a couple, have allowed us to understand the power of the human spirit: of courage, resilience, and the need for connection.
“Through our work with diverse communities and their environments, to shining a light on people and causes around the world, our focus will be on creating content that informs but also gives hope”
Dominic Reid, Chief Executive of the Invictus Games Foundation, said: “We’re very excited about the opportunity to shine the global spotlight of Netflix on the men and women that we work with, in order to ensure that even more people can be inspired by their determination and fortitude in working towards their recovery.”
Ted Sarandos, co-CEO and chief content officer with Netflix, said: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Archewell Productions team are building an ambitious slate that reflects the values and causes they hold dear.
“From the moment I met them, it’s been clear that the Invictus Games hold a very special place in their hearts, and I couldn’t be happier that their first series for Netflix will showcase that for the world in a way never seen before.”