Meghan Markle Is Making Animated Children’s Series ‘Pearl’ For Netflix
Meghan Markle Dives Into The History Books For Netflix: The Duchess Of Sussex Will Make The Animated Kids Series Pearl for the streamer and also serve on it as an executive producer.
PearlCurrently in development at Netflix, “will be a family series revolving around the adventures of a 12-year-old girl, inspired by a variety of influential women throughout history,” according to the official description. Amanda Rynda (The Loud House, Gravity falls) will act as showrunner and executive producer. The series is part of a multi-year deal that Markle and husband Prince Harry signed with Netflix last year to produce content for the streamer through their production company Archewell Productions.
“Like many girls her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to overcome life’s everyday challenges,” Markle said in a statement. “I’m excited that Archewell Productions, along with Netflix’s powerful platform, and these incredible producers, will bring you this new animated series that celebrates extraordinary women throughout history.”
Pearl is the second project to emerge from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s collaboration with Netflix, following volgend Heart of Invictus, an upcoming docuseries that follows competitors from around the world — all service workers who have suffered life-changing injuries or illnesses — as they prepare to compete in the international sporting event, the Invictus Games. Prince Harry, who founded the event, will appear in front of the camera and will serve as the executive producer of the series.