Prince Harry and Meghan Markle set new Netflix docuseries ‘Live to Lead’

Hot on the heels of their Netflix docuseries ‘Harry & Meghan’, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have released a new docuseries with the streamer titled ‘Live to Lead’.

They will executive produce the series and may also appear in it if the trailer is anything to go by. The pair both appear in the nearly two-minute preview dressed in black against a white backdrop.

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“This was inspired by Nelson Mandela, who once said, ‘What counts in life is not just the fact that we’ve lived,'” the British royal family says before adding Meghan: “It’s what difference we’ve made in the life of others that will determine the meaning of the life we ​​lead.”

“It’s about people who made brave choices,” Harry continues at the end of the trailer.

Meghan adds: “To fight for change and to become leaders” before Harry decides “And to give inspiration to the rest of us. To live, to lead.”

The 7-part series features interviews with world leaders, including New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, attorney and social justice advocate Bryan Stevenson, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (pictured below, left to right). of courage, compassion, humility, hope and generosity.”

The series, which is said to be inspired by Nelson Mandela’s legacy, is being produced by Blackwell & Ruth in association with The Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Sussex family’s production company Archewell and Cinetic Media.

Thanks to Netflix

Thanks to Netflix

Other interviews in the series include climate activist Greta Thunberg, South Africa national rugby union captain and social inequality campaigner Siya Kolisi, feminist activist Gloria Steinem and anti-apartheid activist and former South Africa Constitutional Court judge Albie Sachs.

Prince Harry and Meghan will run the series alongside Ben Browning and Chanel Pysnik for Archewell, Geoff Blackwell Ruth Hobday, executive producer for Blackwell & Ruth, and John Sloss for Cinetic.

Blackwell will direct the series, which he co-created with Hobday when they were working on a book about Mandela in 2018.

“As we worked to absorb 27 years of Mandela’s personal correspondence, reflecting on his courageous and selfless commitment to the well-being of others, we were simultaneously confronted with a news cycle relentlessly directed at certain international politicians who take the exact opposite view. acted: blatantly self-interested, using divisive tactics and misinformation to serve power and not the people,” Blackwell said in a statement.

“This contrast reaffirmed our resolve to honor Mandela’s values ​​by highlighting the stories of leaders distinguished by their moral courage, conviction of their ideals and values, and their prioritization of others. We have been publishing Mandela for over a decade and we are fortunate to have a close relationship with the Nelson Mandela Foundation. When we approached them, they warmly agreed to join us in looking for these inspiring individuals and asking them to be interviewed.”

“The experience of interviewing them and sharing their stories has been an enrichment for all of us. Through their example, these leaders remind us of our own leadership ability and the best part of being human at a time when the world needs true leaders more than ever.”

Watch the trailer below:

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