Netflix developing animated series with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

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(CNN)Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, is getting into the animation world.

Netflix connected Tuesday announced it is processing a caller animated bid with Meghan and Archewell Productions, the accumulation outfit founded by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The series, tentatively titled "Pearl," is astir the adventures of a 12-year-old girl, who is "inspired by a assortment of influential women from history," according to a property release.

"Like galore girls her age, our heroine Pearl is connected a travel of self-discovery arsenic she tries to flooded life's regular challenges," said Meghan successful a statement. "I'm thrilled that Archewell Productions, partnered with the powerhouse level of Netflix, and these unthinkable producers, volition unneurotic bring you this caller animated series, which celebrates bonzer women passim history."

    Meghan volition service arsenic an enforcement shaper connected the project, alongside David Furnish ("Rocketman") and others.

      Amanda Rynda ("DC Super Hero Girls") had boarded the task arsenic showrunner and enforcement producer.

      Megan Casey, manager of archetypal animation astatine Netflix, described the task arsenic 1 that "weaves unneurotic phantasy and history."

      "Pearl" would beryllium the archetypal animated bid from Harry and Meghan's Archewell Productions.

        The brace is already moving with Netflix connected a docuseries astir The Invictus Games.

        Meghan besides precocious published her archetypal children's book, "The Bench."

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