Meghan Markle teams up with Elton John’s husband David Furnish for Netflix animated series ‘Pearl’

The Duchess of Sussex will serve as an executive producer alongside the Canadian filmmaker for a family series in development titledPearlas a current working title, Rivista di persone riferito venerdì.

Furnish, 58, sposato John, 74, nel 2014.

Markle and her husband Il principe Harry have a years-long relationship with the couple, which dates back to the musician’s friendship with the Duke of Sussex’s late mother, principessa Diana.

MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY SET TO DEVELOP NEW NETFLIX PROJECT

Meghan Markle and David Furnish will serve as executive producers for an animated series about the adventures of a 12-year-old girl.

Meghan Markle and David Furnish will serve as executive producers for an animated series about the adventures of a 12-year-old girl. (Getty Images)

Secondo l'outlet, John and the Princess of Wales met at Prince Andrew’s 21st party in 1981. He famously performedCandle in the Windat her funeral in 1997, changing some of the lyrics to honor her.

Da allora, the singer has maintained a relationship with Diana’s sons. Nel 2007, Harry, 36, and his older brother principe William, 39, joined John on stage at Wembley Stadium in London for a tribute concert for Diana. John and Furnish were also guests at William’s 2011 wedding to Kate Middleton. John attended and performed at the 2018 wedding reception of Harry and Markle, 39. Harry also worked with John and Furnish at the launch of the Menstar Coalition to promote HIV testing and treatment.

John has publicly defended the couple, including after they faced media scrutiny following their stay at his home in Nice after welcoming their son Archie in 2019. He later joined other stars to discuss the impact of 2020 in the couple’s holiday podcast episode through Archewell Audio.

Di mercoledì, Netflix announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s second Netflix project will focus on a 12-year-old girl’s adventures. L'ex “Abiti” star created the idea of the family-focused show for the streaming piattaforma, which was inspired by a variety of women from history.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex recently signed a deal to create content for Netflix and are creating content podcasts for Spotify.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex recently signed a deal to create content for Netflix and are creating content podcasts for Spotify. (AP)

Like many girls her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to overcome life’s daily challenges,” Markle announced in a statement. “I’m thrilled that Archewell Productions, partnered with the powerhouse platform of Netflix, and these incredible producers, will together bring you this new animated series, which celebrates extraordinary women throughout history.

The couple recently signed a deal to create content for Netflix and are creating content podcasts for Spotify. The first project with Netflix will center on the Invictus Games, which gives sick and injured military personnel and veterans the opportunity to compete in sports.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s departures from royal duties began in 2020 over what they described as the British media’s intrusions and racist attitudes towards Markle. La famiglia ora risiede nella città costiera di Montecito, Calif.

A giugno 4, the couple welcomed their second child, una figlia di nome Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. Il bambino è l'ottavo in linea di successione al trono britannico.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex currently reside in California with their two children.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex currently reside in California with their two children. (Reuters)

Il nome rende omaggio alla nonna di entrambi Harry, Regina Elisabetta II, il cui soprannome di famiglia è Lilibet, and his mother Diana.

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