Meghan Markle, 39, and Prince Harry, 36, signed a multi-year deal with Netflix in 2020. At that time, the couple announced that they would make documentaries, documentaries, feature films, scripted programs, and children’s programming.
After almost a year of the announcement, the first project of the Dukes of Sussex for the streaming giant has come to light.
This is “Heart of Invictus,” a documentary series about the Invictus Games founded by Harry in 2014 for wounded service personnel and veterans. Netflix announced that Meghan and Harry’s Archewell Productions is creating its first production about the Paralympic-style sporting event. The idea is to follow the athletes as they prepare for the Invictus Games in The Hague, the Netherlands, which will now take place in 2022.
“From the first Invictus Games in 2014, we knew that each competitor would contribute in an exceptional way to a mosaic of endurance, determination, and resolve,” the Duke of Sussex said in a statement. “This series will provide communities around the world a window into the moving and uplifting stories of these competitors on their way to the Netherlands next year.”
Harry continued: “As Archewell Productions’ first series with Netflix, in association with the Invictus Games Foundation, I couldn’t be more excited for the journey ahead or more proud of the Invictus community for continually inspiring global healing, human potential. and continuous service ”. The project is in charge of the British director Orlando von Einsiedel and the producer Joanna Natasegara.
The Duke, in addition to being an executive producer on “Heart of Invictus,” will also appear in front of the camera in the documentary series. “The multi-episode series will bond with competitors as they train and, along the way, reveal powerful stories of endurance and hope,” the official statement reads. “The series will also follow the organizers as they work to prepare for the games.”