Archewell Productions

Netflix expands sports doc slate with FIFA & Six Nations series

Netflix has commissioned two new sports-focused docuseries based around the FIFA World Cup in Qatar and the Six Nations international rugby tournament. Produced by Fulwell 73, the untitled FIFA World Cup series, will debut this summer, and follows on from previous series The Captains, which followed players throughout qualifications for the competition. This follow-up is […]

Netflix orders ‘Cobra Kai’ creators’ action-comedy, axes Meghan Markle animation

Netflix has commissioned Obliterated, a new action-comedy series from Cobra Kai creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald. The trio will serve as executive producers (alongside Dina Hillier) and showrunners on the new series via their Counterbalance Entertainment production banner, while Sony Pictures Television is attached as the studio. Obliterated is described as a […]

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Archewell hires Disney+ alum to head unscripted

Archewell Productions, the company set up by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, has hired former Disney+ exec Chanel Pysnik as head of unscripted. Reporting to the prodco’s head of content, Ben Browning, Pysnik, who started in May, takes oversight of all non-fiction series and film productions, working closely with Netflix, which inked a multi-year deal with […]

Netflix orders Meghan Markle kids animation series, marking second Archewell show

Netflix has commissioned a new animated children’s series from Archewell Productions, the company set up by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Pearl (working title) has been created and executive produced by Markle and will follow the adventures of a 12-year-old girl, who is inspired by a variety of influential women from history. David Furnish (Gnomeo […]

Netflix makes Invictus Games docuseries first order from Prince Harry & Meghan Markle prodco

Netflix has commissioned a new docuseries about the Invictus Games from Archewell Productions, the company set up by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Created in partnership with The Invictus Games Foundation, the project, titled Heart Of Invictus, is being directed by Orlando von Einsiedel and produced by Joanna Natasegara, […]