Yes, you read that right. When these two were talking about financial independence away from the monarchy, they were not joking. Nearly six months after Megxit, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have signed a deal with Netflix to produce nature series, documentaries as well as children’s programming for Netflix, according to a statement.
The pair, who have recently moved to Santa Barbara in California, are planning to focus on stories, as well as issues, which bring diversity and other issues to the forefront. Several projects are already in development, one of them being a nature docuseries, focused however, on women who inspire.
“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 Sussexes said in the joint statement. ”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.”
Ted Sarandos, co-CEO and chief content officer for Netflix, said in the statement that the “former” royals have “inspired millions of people all around the world with their authenticity, optimism and leadership.”