Harry & Meghan Reveal Their First Series With Netflix!
Today, Netflix announced Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's first streaming series in their new production deal. It's a docuseries called Heart of Invictus, which will chronicle athletes training for the Invictus Games in 2022 and go behind the scenes of preparation for the event in The Hague. Harry will also appear on-screen in the series and serve as an executive producer.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first Netflix series has finally been announced! Today, the streamer revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's production company is bringing a docuseries titled Heart of Invictus to Netflix.
Harry and Meghan's first Netflix series: Heart of Invictus
Heart of Invictus is the first Archewell series with Netflix, and it's being produced in partnership with the Invictus Games Foundation. The docuseries will follow competitors as they train for 2022's Invictus Games, the event founded by Prince Harry back in 2014.
Prince Harry has been a champion of the Invictus Games since its inception so it's fitting that Archewell's first Netflix series will spotlight and celebrate the competition's amazing athletes.— Netflix (@netflix) April 6, 2021
Heart of Invictus will follow the competitors as they prepare for 2022's games. pic.twitter.com/yM7t2qdBsw
Netflix writes that the series will "follow a group of extraordinary competitors from around the globe, all service members who have suffered life-changing injuries or illnesses on their road to the Invictus Games The Hague 2020, now set to take place in 2022."
Oscar-winning team behind Prince Harry's Heart of Invictus
In addition to the training that goes into the games, Heart of Invictus will go behind the scenes of the event itself. "The series will also follow the organizers as they work to prepare for the Games, postponed until next Spring, and as they partner with each nation's team to support their competitors over the coming year," according to Netflix's press release.
The next Invictus Games—covered in the docuseries—are being held in The Hague, Netherlands, in Spring 2022 after postponements due to the pandemic. Prince Harry and Archewell Productions are also joined on the project by the Oscar-winning team of director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara.
Heart of Invictus is the first series Harry and Meghan are producing since agreeing to a multiyear, multimillion-dollar production deal with Netflix in late 2020. It's expected that they'll produce a range of content for the streamer in coming years.