Netflix canceled the series produced by Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex watch the volleyball competition at the Invictus Games in The Hague, Netherlands. (Getty Images)

Netflix gave up on Meghan Markle’s animated series as part of a wave of cuts caused by the drop in subscribers of the streaming service. “Pearl”, the working title of the show created by Markle, has been canceledconfirmed Deadline.

The animated series of the former American actress was one of the main projects of Archewell Productions, the production company that the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry launched last year to create docuseries, documentaries, feature films and children’s programming.

“Pearl”, which was announced with great fanfare in the middle of last year, was going to lock up in a family series that focused on the adventures of a 12-year-old girl who finds inspiration in a variety of influential women throughout history.

At the time, Markle said: “Like many girls her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to overcome life’s daily challenges.. I am thrilled that Archewell Productions, in association with the powerful platform of Netflix and these amazing producers, is bringing you this new animated series, which celebrates extraordinary women throughout history.”

The Duchess of Sussex at the Invictus Games in the city of The Hague on April 15, 2022 (Getty Images)
The Duchess of Sussex at the Invictus Games in the city of The Hague on April 15, 2022 (Getty Images)

The show, which was still in the development stage, masterminded by Markle and David Furnish, Elton John’s husband, was part of a UDS 100 million for several years that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex signed with Netflix in September 2020shortly after leaving behind their duties as members of the British royal family.

Despite canceling this project, Netflix is ​​still working with Prince Harry and his wife on the documentary series “Heart of Invictus”, which follows the recent Invictus Games, the games for war veterans that Harry founded in 2014. The Duke of Sussex is executive producing the show, which will be directed by Oscar winner Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara.

Netflix removed two other children’s animated series last week that were in production

Since their arrival in California, the royal couple has been associated with Oprah Winfrey for a documentary series AppleTV+ focused on mental health, they announced the launch of their non-profit organization, the Archewell Foundation, and Meghan even wrote a children’s book, “The Bench.” They also closed a millionaire contract with Spotify.

Spotify announced an agreement with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in December 2020. A business that they would have closed for USD 30 million to develop a podcast that would have several episodes. So far they haven’t uploaded more than a 30-minute audio.

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