The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have a brand new dwelling: Netflix.
Six months after detangling their work lives from the British royal household, Prince Harry and his spouse, Meghan, have signed a multiyear deal to provide nature sequence, documentaries and youngsters’s programming for the streamer, in accordance with a press release Wednesday.
The two, who not too long ago relocated to Santa Barbara, California, plan to give attention to tales and points that elevate numerous voices and different points near their hearts. Several initiatives are already in growth, together with a nature docu-series and a sequence centered on girls who encourage.
“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,” the pair stated within the joint assertion. ”Through our work with numerous communities and their environments, to shining a lightweight on individuals and causes world wide, our focus shall be on creating content material that informs but additionally provides hope.”
The couple additionally pledged to advertise range behind the digicam as their manufacturing firm will get off the bottom. Meghan has stated she won’t return to performing. She has achieved some voice work because the couple left the U.Ok. with child Archie in quest of their monetary independence.
The prince labored intently with the filmmakers of the documentary “Rising Phoenix,” wherein he additionally seems. It premiered final week on Netflix.
Ted Sarandos, co-CEO and chief content material officer for Netflix, stated within the assertion that the decamped royals have “impressed hundreds of thousands of individuals all world wide with their authenticity, optimism and management.”
He stated the corporate is proud they’ve made Netflix their artistic dwelling and appears to be like ahead to “telling tales with them that may assist construct resilience and improve understanding for audiences in every single place.”
Netflix (NFLX) additionally airs its award-winning sequence “The Crown,” following the reign of Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. News of the Sussex manufacturing deal comes after Netflix teased the fourth season of the favored drama, scheduled for launch Nov. 15.
The new season picks up within the late 1970s, with Emma Corrin enjoying Harry’s mom, Princess Diana.