As much as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been trying to avoid the spotlight, more drama appears to be in the horizon with a movie based on their exit from royal life in the making. Entitled Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace, the film is being produced by United States-based network Lifetime, which is jointly owned by Hearst Communications and the Walt Disney Company.
As the title suggests, Escaping the Palace will be a fictional account chronicling the events surrounding the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s departure from the royal family, after the birth of their son Archie Harrison.
“The movie details the struggles of the new parents and unique challenges of being part of the royal family, which ultimately led Harry and Meghan to give up their royal ties to forge a new life on their own terms,” reads the official synopsis.
The upcoming film will be the final instalment in Lifetime’s Harry & Meghan trilogy, which includes Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance (2018) and Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal (2019). A Royal Romance starred Murray Fraser as Harry and Parisa Fitz-Henley as Meghan, while Becoming Royal featured Charlie Field and Tiffany Smith.
No additional information regarding casting, production dates, and release dates have been released about the third film, however.