Meghan and Harry hire Oscar-nominated director for their Netflix series

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hired an Oscar-nominated director to work on their Netflix docuseries and that it’s part of the $100 million deal the Sussexes have with the streaming giant.

According to “PageSix”, los duques fibraron to Liz Garbus for the series they have been working on for a year.

Garbuswho was going to take over the Pearl series from Meghan before the project was scrapped by Netflix, is a documentary and filmmaker. During the last season she directed ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, which earned her an Emmy nomination in 2021.

The Sussexes begin to materialize their project with Netflix.

His team was spotted during the Sussexes’ trip to New Yorklast September, where they seemed to “hide their team” with the supposed goal of “keeping the project secret”.

The docuseries of the couple who abdicated the Crown in 2020 has caused a great concern in Buckingham about possible content that could affect the royal family.

The director “of the left”

The news of the hiring of Liz Garbis had an aspect of the British newspapers highlighted with great emphasis in their headlines: the director is leftist.

Liz Garbus has had Oscar and Emmy nominations.

Garbis runs a Brooklyn-based production company called Story Syndicate.which she runs with her husband, Dan Cogan.

The filmmaker was nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary in 2016 for “What Happened, Miss Simone?” and previously in 1999 for “The Farm: Angola, USA”. He also made the Amazon political documentary “All In: The Fight for Democracy” and the HBO true crime documentary “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” both 2020.

The leftist emphasis given to him by the British media comes from his social media profile., especially on Instagram, where their content is overtly political. Her recent posts urging abortion rights for women and comments on the “brilliant” Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams.

The Sussex series

Meghan and Harry’s docuseries news broke in Maywhen it was said that the couple had received cameras in their Montecito mansion to have content about the daily lives of the Sussexes and their children.

Meghan and Harry during their last visit to London.

According to “Page Six,” Meghan and Harry have worked with the production teams on a program “at home with the style of the Duke and Duchess” for several months, which Netflix would hope to release later in the year to coincide with the release of Prince Harry’s next memoir.

However, there are sources that emphasize that the Sussexes want the docuseries to be released only next year. “The timing is still being discussed, things are up in the air,” a “producer in the know” told the Daily Mail.

A “Page Six” insider described plans for the docuseries as Netflix’s “the meat slice” for the Sussexes, who are still they have not created any real content for the streaming giant, despite signing a millionaire agreement with the company in September 2020.