The prolonged Archewell Productions universe isn’t simply anticipating a Meghan Markle and Prince Harry-produced romance film—a docuseries concerning the Invictus Video games, the worldwide sporting occasion brainchild of the prince, will come to Netflix August 30.
The Coronary heart of Invictus is a five-part collection concerning the sporting occasion for wounded, injured, and sick veterans and members of the armed companies internationally. The Duke of Sussex based the occasion in 2014 as a option to showcase and have fun the veterans, in addition to assist them heal by way of the hyperlink between sports activities and psychological well being. “Invictus” interprets to “unconquered.”
Within the just-dropped trailer, Harry speaks to the athletes: “It’s right here on the Invictus Video games that you just notice: No matter you carry, it’s the springboard to the subsequent stage.”
The Coronary heart of Invictus will inform a number of athletes’ tales about their path to the Video games, and share their inspiring backgrounds. Viewers may also get a have a look at the work that goes into producing the worldwide occasion.
A press release from Harry, who serves as an government producer on the collection, reads, “Our Invictus Video games neighborhood represents a number of the bravest and most devoted people from 23 nations throughout the globe. Coronary heart of Invictus is the unbelievable story of rivals introduced collectively by way of service, who at the moment are united by way of sport. Whereas in varied phases of restoration from each seen and invisible accidents, these rivals and their family members give a compelling have a look at their journey to the Invictus Video games, in a manner that instructions admiration and respect.”
The collection was directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, who received the 2017 Finest Documentary Quick Oscar for The White Helmets. The present will consist of 5 hourlong episodes, and the record of producers is full of quite a lot of knights, filmmakers, and filmmakers with knighthoods, together with Joanna Natasegara, Ben Browning, Chanel Pysnik, Lord Allen of Kensington CBE, Sir Keith Mills GBE DL, Dominic Reid OBE and Abigail Anketell-Jones.
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