The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have founded a yet-to-be-named production company and have signed a multi-year production deal with Netflix streaming company, was announced Wednesday. That means Harry and Meghan will produce exclusive films and series for the service: scripted series, docu-series, documentaries, features and children’s programming. However, Meghan has no plans to return to acting. Netflix noted that the two are “committed to highlighting diverse voices in front of and behind the camera” and “to diverse hiring practices for the key roles they are actively filling at their production company.” “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,” The Duke and Duchess said in a statement on Wednesday.
“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,” Ted Sarandos, co-CEO and content chief for Netflix, said in a statement. To remember, In June, the royals signed a deal with the Harry Walker Agency for speaking engagements, with per-speech fees estimated at $1 million and topics (for Harry) including mental health and grieving.