Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Netflix Docuseries Is Set for December—But Did This Royal Expert Already Confirm the Date?

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Mic drop: Right when you finished setting up a calendar alert for Prince Harry’s royal memoir Spare, which drops on January 10, there’s more major Sussex news. People has confirmed that Harry’s Netflix docuseries, filmed with his wife Meghan Markle, is set to come out even sooner—in December to be exact.

But hold the royal phone: Is there a chance we have a tentative date? In a recent column penned for Yahoo by Finding Freedom author and royal expert Omid Scobie, he revealed that Spare will be “released one month after the Sussexes’ forthcoming Netflix docuseries drops.”

By our calculations—and as Roberta Fiorito and I discuss on a recent episode of the Royally Obsessed podcast—that’s pretty specific. (Ahem, does that mean that December 10 is the exact date of the docuseries’ release?)

Time will tell—either way, we can’t wait to see what director Liz Garbus has in store. As Markle herself shared in her recent interview with Variety, “It’s nice to be able to trust someone with our story—a seasoned director whose work I’ve long admired—even if it means it may not be told the way we would have told it.”

Markle added: “But that’s not why we’re telling it. We’re trusting our story to someone else, and that means it will go through their lens.”

Of course, Harry and Markle signed a multi-year, multimillion dollar deal with Netflix back in 2020. This will be the first series released as part of their partnership. (Another docuseries, called Heart of Invictus which follows Harry’s Invictus Games, is in the works.)

Between the docuseries and Spare, will this be Oprah 2.0? T minus a few weeks until we find out.

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