“From the moment I met them, it’s been clear that the Invictus Games hold a very special place in their hearts, and I couldn’t be happier that their first series for Netflix will showcase that for the world in a way never seen before,” Sarandos said.
In September of last year, shortly after Harry and Meghan split from the Royal Family, the duo signed a multi-year “megawatt” deal with the streaming empire.
“Our focus will be on creating content that informs but also gives hope,” the couple said at the time.. “As new parents, making inspirational family programming is also important to us.”
They also hoped to “share impactful content that unlocks action.”
At the time, Harry and Meghan were said to be pitching a number of projects centered around “feminism,” “racial justice” and other pet social justice causes to several outlets, Netflix included. They had already produced a documentary called “Rising Phoenix” about wounded soldiers competing in the Invictus Games; their first children’s programming