Meghan Markle announces animated Netflix series focused on 12-year-old girl inspired by historical women
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Meghan, the Duchess of SussexMeghan MarkleRoyal family supports BLM movement, senior representative says Culture editor Emily Jashinsky says groups like Time's Up pose conflicts of interest UK media watchdog clears Piers Morgan over Meghan remarks MORE, on Wednesday announced a new family-focused animated Netflix series centered on the adventures of a 12-year-old girl who is inspired by historical female figures.

The series, titled "Pearl," is currently in the development stages, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The former actress born Meghan MarkleMeghan MarkleRoyal family supports BLM movement, senior representative says Culture editor Emily Jashinsky says groups like Time's Up pose conflicts of interest UK media watchdog clears Piers Morgan over Meghan remarks MORE will receive a creator credit as well as serving as an executive producer for the series.

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“Like many girls her age, our heroine Pearl is on a journey of self-discovery as she tries to overcome life’s daily challenges,” Meghan said in a statement posted on the website of Archewell, her nonprofit with husband Prince HarryPrince HarryCourt rules Prince Philip's will to remain sealed for 90 years Piers Morgan joining News Corp., will host new show on Fox Nation The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Biden's .5 trillion plan will likely have to shrink MORE.

“I’m thrilled that Archewell Productions, partnered with the powerhouse platform of Netflix, and these incredible producers, will together bring you this new animated series, which celebrates extraordinary women throughout history. David Furnish and I have been eager to bring this special series to light, and I am delighted we are able to announce it today,” she added.

"Pearl" is the second Netflix project for the company, which Harry and Meghan launched after stepping away from royal duties. In April, the couple announced their first docuseries, titled “Heart of Invictus.”

The two sat with Oprah WinfreyOprah Gail WinfreyCourt rules Prince Philip's will to remain sealed for 90 years Piers Morgan joining News Corp., will host new show on Fox Nation Royal family supports BLM movement, senior representative says MORE for an explosive interview in March, making multiple headline-grabbing claims, including that members of the royal family discussed the possible color of their child Archie's skin before he was born.