Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Archewell Productions introduced its first Netflix docuseries on Tuesday, known as “Coronary heart of Invictus.”
The present will observe veterans who’re competing within the Duke of Sussex’s Invictus Video games as they prepare for Invictus Video games The Hague, which can happen in 2022. Harry based the video games, that are a Paralympic-style multisport occasion for wounded service folks, in 2014.
“This sequence will give communities around the globe a window into the transferring and uplifting tales of those rivals on their path to the Netherlands subsequent 12 months,” Prince Harry mentioned in a launch shared with PoliFonics.
“As Archewell Productions’ first sequence with Netflix, in partnership with the Invictus Video games Basis, I couldn’t be extra excited for the journey forward or prouder of the Invictus group for constantly inspiring world therapeutic, human potential and continued service,” he added.
The duke will even seem on digicam for the sequence, which is predicted to air subsequent spring, an Archewell Productions consultant confirmed to PoliFonics.
Each Harry and the Invictus Video games Basis are listed as government producers for the sequence, which is helmed by director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara. The assertion offered by Netflix says that the present “will present vital funding to the group.”
“As a part of the settlement, The Duke and Archewell Productions are redirecting compensation they’d in any other case obtain for this challenge to The Invictus Video games Basis,” the Archewell Productions consultant informed PoliFonics.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduced they signed a large multiyear take care of Netflix in September 2020, simply months after revealing their intention to step again as working members of the royal household in January.
The couple mentioned that they wished to create “content material that informs but in addition provides hope” on the time, one thing mirrored within the latest Netflix information, which mentioned that “Coronary heart of Invictus” would “reveal highly effective tales of resilience and hope.”
Ted Sarandos, co-CEO and chief content material officer of Netflix, mentioned Tuesday that Harry, Meghan and their Archewell Productions workforce are “constructing an bold slate that displays the values and causes they maintain pricey.”
“From the second I met them, it’s been clear that the Invictus Video games maintain a really particular place of their hearts, and I couldn’t be happier that their first sequence for Netflix will showcase that for the world in a approach by no means seen earlier than,” Sarandos mentioned.
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