The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are formally getting into the moviemaking enterprise.
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan will adapt New York Instances best-selling romantic novel Meet Me on the Lake as a part of Archewell Productions’ artistic partnership with Netflix.
The ebook’s creator, Carley Fortune, shared the information in an Instagram publish yesterday.
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“I by no means thought I’d be making this announcement, however since I’m, it feels becoming that I’m doing it from the cottage the place all of it started,” she wrote, sharing a selfie with a replica of the ebook. “I’m thrilled to verify that I’m teaming up with Netflix and Archewell productions on the adaption of Meet Me on the Lake. Will and Fern’s love story is expensive to my coronary heart, and I can’t think about a extra good partnership. Scripting this ebook was an amazing private problem, and to see it acknowledged on this method is actually unbelievable.”
Meet Me on the Lake follows “a random connection [that] sends two strangers on a daylong journey the place they make a promise one retains and the opposite breaks, with life-changing results,” per the synopsis. The story shares a number of parallels with Harry and Meghan’s real-life love story, with characters scuffling with the trauma of shedding a mother or father to a automotive crash and postpartum points. It moreover explores psychological well being challenges, a subject the Sussexes have famously been occupied with.
Penguin Random Home, the writer of Meet Me on the Lake and Harry’s memoir, Spare, confirmed the information to Forbes yesterday.
The rom-com would be the newest providing from the Sussexes’ large multiyear cope with the streaming big, which they signed in 2020 shortly after stepping down as senior members of the British royal household.
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