Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s second Netflix project will focus on the adventures of a 12-year-old girl in an animated series.
Archewell Productions of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced on Wednesday that the working title Pearl will be developed for the streaming service. Markle created the idea of the family-oriented animated series, which was inspired by a variety of women from history.
Markle will serve as executive producer with Canadian filmmaker David Furnish, who co-produced Rocketman and Sherlock Gnomes.
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“Like many girls her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to overcome life’s everyday challenges,” Markle said in a statement. “I’m thrilled that Archewell Productions, along with Netflix’s powerful platform, and these incredible producers, will bring you this new animated series that celebrates extraordinary women throughout history.”
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The pair recently signed a deal to create content for Netflix and create content podcasts for Spotify. The first project with Netflix will focus on the Invictus Games, which give sick and injured servicemen and veterans the opportunity to exercise.
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The couple have separated their lives from the British royal family and live in California.
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