My favorite parts of any Olympic Games or Special Olympics programming are the personal-story packages the network will put together. For the Olympic Games, NBC spends a lot of money on those ten-minute or twenty-minute packages where we get to hear the athlete’s personal story, we get to see their families and how they train and what makes them tick. ESPN does a lot of those packages for pro athletes too, and I always marvel at how well-produced they are. Well, now imagine that kind of programming in a streamable show on Netflix! That’s exactly what the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will do. Their first announcement for their Netflix production company is a behind-the-scenes docu-series about Invictus Games athletes and their training and what makes them tick. I will eat this up.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have secured their first Netflix greenlight – a documentary about the Invictus games. The pair’s Archewell Productions is making Heart of Invictus, directed by The White Helmets director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara.
Prince Harry has been instrumental in the launch of the Invictus Games, which kicked off in 2014 and was inspired by the Warrior …read more