Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sign Netflix deal worth $150 billion, to make films & documentaries


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix, reported Variety. The couple, who moved to California earlier this year, under their streamer's deal, will make documentaries, feature films, scripted television shows, and children's series.

"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 Hollywood media website quoted Meghan and Harry's 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. As new parents, making inspirational family programming is also important to us, as is powerful storytelling through a truthful and relatable lens. We are pleased to work with Ted and the team at Netflix whose unprecedented reach will help us share impactful content that unlocks action," the statement further read.

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"Harry and Meghan have inspired millions of people all around the world with their authenticity, optimism, and leadership. We are 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," added Netflix co-CEO and chief content officer Ted Sarandos.

A nature documentary series and an animated series focused on inspiring women are among the first projects, which the couple said aim to "share impactful content that unlocks action." No financial are yet disclosed but the deal is reported to be multi-year and exclusive to Netflix. 

(Source: Variety)