Well, they wanted to modernize the British monarchy and here we are. Prince Harry and Megan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex will streamline access to their lives by collaborating with a Netflix film crew. The duo, who have stepped down from official royal duties and relocated to North America in early 2020, will star in a Netflix documentary about the life they created after leaving the UK.
meghan and Harry signed a multi-million dollar deal with Netflix in 2020, and it’s time to deliver the goods. A ‘pound of meat’, if you will, and certainly a hefty price tag.
page six described the project as “home in the style of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex”. An official release date has yet to be announced. Netflix wants the series to coincide Prince Harry’s Memoir release late 2022. However, the Sussexes prefer the release to be pushed back to 2023. A producer confirmed, “The timing is still being discussed, things are up in the air.”
The bottom line is meghan and Prince Harry received a staggering amount of money from the streaming giant and are said to be delivering the goods, aka access to her life and possibly the royal family as well. Word is the couple’s home in Montecito, California, isn’t off-limits either.
Netflix The film crew followed the couple during their trip to New York City in September 2021. meghan and Harry were filmed at the Invictus Games in the Netherlands. A mini-movie entitled “Heart of Invictus” will be created from this footage.
“I think it’s fair to say Netflix is getting its pound of meat,” said a Hollywood insider page six.
Meghan’s The animated series Pearl was scrapped last month along with a laundry list of shows Netflix hoping to make up for massive financial losses as viewership falls. Archewell Productions was set to play a central role in Pearl, with Meghan serving as executive producer. Sir Elton John’s husband David Furnish was set to join her. The show focused on the activities of a 12-year-old girl who was inspired by famous historical women.
So while the story of a young girl is presumably modeled meghan itself, not actually sold, access to the royal family will. The couple stopped by on their way to the Netherlands to see the Queen just before her 96th birthday. Harry was well paid for a post-visit interview, during which he had some private conversations with his grandmother. He also famously claimed that he wanted to make sure the monarch was well taken care of.
This visit to the Queen earned the couple an invitation to next month’s Platinum Jubilee. This event is set to celebrate the monarch’s 70 years of reign, a celebration of her life of service. Allegedly, meghan and Harry plan to use the event to officially introduce 11-month-old daughter Lilibet Diana to the great-grandmother she was named after.
However, the palace officially announced that the Sussexes will not appear on the royal balcony on opening day. What a media circus that would be. Palace insiders and courtiers are believed to be concerned about privacy and whether the couple is being followed by film crews or recording equipment. ‘Cause with a multi-million deal at stake meghan and Harry must deliver. And her main selling point appears to be unfiltered access to the royal family. Time for merch!
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