They chain the projects. Since announcing their intention to leave the royal family in January 2020, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been in the spotlight. Their shock interview with Oprah Winfrey last March had caused a lot of talk, especially because of the many revelations about the royal family. Subsequently, they welcomed their granddaughter, Lilibeth Diana, and took parental leave to fully enjoy their children. However, it seems that the royal couple are determined to return to the front of the stage. According to information published by People on August 18, they will open a new chapter in their lives. “They are ready to enter the era of visibility,” said Omid Scobie, the author of the biography Finding Freedom who is close to the couple. In his words, the Duke of Sussex and his wife are “really excited to start this new phase. They are a couple who are doing very well in these moments of human interaction. They must be on the ground”, he concluded.
High visibility. To find this media coverage, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wanted to sign a contract with Netflix, the American streaming platform. The goal ? “To produce programming that uplifts and entertains audiences around the world by embracing our common humanity and building community through similar experiences, powerful narratives and universal values,” reads their Archewell Foundation website. Among the series they are going to produce is Heart of Invictus. This will be a documentary focusing on the Invictus Games, a multisport competition for wounded and disabled soldiers and war veterans. A project that Prince Harry is eager to achieve. For her part, Meghan Markle is devoted to Pearl, who follows the adventures of a 12-year-old girl. For the writing of this character, the Duchess of Sussex was inspired by several historical women. New projects which should soon see the light of day.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: who have they recently hired to help them?
In order to realize their various projects in the best conditions, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle called on the producer Nishika Kumble. “She will be directing all scripted television productions and she will work closely with Netflix to produce entertaining content in a variety of voices that informs, uplifts and inspires,” read a statement posted on the Archewell Foundation website. The director has notably produced several seasons of the hit series FX Fargo and Legion. So she joins Ben Browning, who was recently hired by the royal couple to help them with their film and television ambitions.
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