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Harry and Meghan set their first series at Netflix




“Heart of Invictus,” a docu-series of Harry and Meghan producer Archewell Productions will follow “a group of extraordinary competitors from around the world, all members of the service who have suffered life-threatening injuries or illnesses along the way to the Invictus Games in The Hague 2020, which will now take place in 2022 “. Netflix said Monday.

Prince Harry, a military veteran, founded Invictus Games in 2014. The event offers athletic events for injured service members.

The multi-episode series, a partnership between Archewell Productions and The Invictus Games Foundation, will follow the event’s competitors and organizers.

“I couldn’t be more excited about the journey you have to follow or more proud of the Invictus community to continually inspire global healing, human potential and continued service,” Prince Harry said in a statement. He will serve as the series ’executive producer and appear on camera.

The Invictus Games Foundation will also be an executive producer and the project “will provide significant funding to the organization,” he said. Netflix (NFLX).

“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Archewell Productions team are building an ambitious blackboard that reflects the values ​​and causes they love,” Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said Monday. “From the moment I met them, it became clear that the Invictus Games occupy a very special place in the heart, and I couldn’t be happier if their first Netflix series showed this to the world in a way never seen before. Bye now. “

The couple signed a multi-year production agreement with the streaming company in September. Includes scripted series, docuseries, documentaries, functions and children’s programming. Financial conditions were not disclosed.
Harry and Meghan have come out of an interview on CBS with Oprah Winfrey last month. The special, a cultural sensation that sparked news, conversations, and even memes on the Internet, averaged surprising 17.1 million viewers in the United States.