Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sign deal with Netflix to produce films and TV – including kids shows

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to produce films and series for Netflix, including scripted series, documentaries, features and children’s programming, the streaming service has announced.

Harry and Meghan said in a statement: “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.Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sign deal with Netflix to produce films and TV - including kids shows

“Through our work with diverse communities and their environments, to shining a light on people and causes around the world, our focus will be on creating content that informs but also gives hope.

“As new parents, making inspirational family programming is also important to us, as is powerful storytelling through a truthful and relatable lens.”Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sign deal with Netflix to produce films and TV - including kids shows

The royal couple have signed a massive multi-year deal with streaming service Netflix to make documentaries, children’s shows and more.

Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer and co-chief exec, said: “We’re incredibly proud they have chosen Netflix as their creative home and are excited about telling stories with them that can help build resilience and increase understanding for audiences everywhere.”Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sign deal with Netflix to produce films and TV - including kids shows

Harry and Meghan are confident that Netflix’s “unprecedented reach will help us share impactful content that unlocks action”.

The deal comes less than one year after the couple stepped down from their roles as senior royals and moved out of the UK.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sign deal with Netflix to produce films and TV - including kids showsThey’ve relocated to Los Angeles with their son Archie, where it seems they’re fully embracing the Hollywood lifestyle.

An insider said: “Of course, money is no object. Meghan Markle will be more or less able to name her price for exclusively working with them on a podcast series.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sign deal with Netflix to produce films and TV - including kids shows“The Duke and Duchess have been on their hit list for a while and a detailed proposal is set to be presented to Meghan’s US agent in a matter of weeks.”

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