'Couldn't Be More Excited For The Journey Ahead': Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Announce Archewell Productions' First Netflix Series 'Heart Of Invictus'

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Apr. 7 2021, Updated 2:17 p.m. ET

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A new venture! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced on Tuesday, April 6, that Archewell Productions' first Netflix series will be called Heart of Invictus — a documentary about the Invictus Games, a multi-sport event in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in nine sports, which began in 2014.

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"Since the very first Invictus Games back in 2014, we knew that each competitor would contribute in their own exceptional way to a mosaic of resilience, determination, and resolve. This series will give communities around the world a window into the moving and uplifting stories of these competitors on their path to the Netherlands next year," Harry said in a statement. 

He continued, "As Archewell Productions' first series with Netflix, in partnership with the Invictus Games Foundation, I couldn't be more excited for the journey ahead or prouder of the Invictus community for continuously inspiring global healing, human potential and continued service."

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The red-headed royal will appear on camera and be an Executive Producer on the series — which is directed by Orlando von Einsiedel — alongside The Invictus Games Foundation, which "will provide significant funding to the organization." 

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“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Archewell Productions team are building an ambitious slate that reflects the values and causes they hold dear. 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,” Ted Sarandos, Co-CEO and Chief Content Officer of Netflix, added in a statement. 

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According to the press release, the multi-episode series will show the competitors training, in addition to their "powerful stories of resilience and hope." 

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Ever since Harry, 36, created the foundation, it has remained a vital part of his life. So much so, Harry introduced his wife to the organization in 2017, and one year later, she gushed over being part of the fun.

"On a very personal note, I just wanted to thank all of you for welcoming me into the Invictus family. I am truly so grateful to be a part of this with each and every one of you," she said in her speech. 

The 2022 Invictus Games will be held in the Netherlands.



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