Tuesday, September 28, 2021  | 20 Safar, 1443
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > Entertainment

Meghan Markle to make animated adventure series for Netflix

Pearl pays homage to extraordinary women throughout history

SAMAA | - Posted: Jul 15, 2021 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Jul 15, 2021 | Last Updated: 2 months ago

Photo: AFP

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, is to produce an animated adventure series for Netflix about a 12-year-old girl who is inspired by historical female figures, her production company said Wednesday.

The couple signed a deal to produce content for the popular streaming platform after quitting their royal duties in Britain.

The animated series, the first to be announced by Archewell Productions, the company the couple formed together and which is named after their son Archie, is to be called “Pearl.” 

“Like many girls her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to overcome life’s daily challenges,” Meghan said in a statement.

“I’m thrilled that Archewell Productions, partnered with the powerhouse platform of Netflix, and these incredible producers, will together bring you this new animated series, which celebrates extraordinary women throughout history.”

Last year, the couple announced the company would create a documentary series about the Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women, which Prince Harry has long championed.

Meghan will be an executive producer for “Pearl,” alongside several others including Carolyn Soper, director of the animated movie “Sherlock Gnomes” and Liz Garbus, a US film maker whose work includes “Lost Girls,” as well as David Furnish, a Canadian filmmaker and husband of Elton John.

Earlier this year, Meghan published an illustrated children’s book called “The Bench,” which started out as a Father’s Day poem for Prince Harry.

Follow SAMAA English on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 
HOME  
 
 

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 

 
 
meghan markle show, meghan markle netflix show, megan markle, megan markle suits, megan and harry
 

MOST READ
MOST READ
Fears grow air ambulance may leave without Omer Sharif
Ayesha Omar shares her favourite LSA looks
Ghana Ali expecting her first ‘bundle of joy’
Netflix loved Heeramandi: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Atif Aslam’s Ajnabi featuring Mahira is for the heartbroken
 
 
 
 
 
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp