Barry Chase, a US television and film lawyer, claimed that Netflix is looking for content that will “cause a stir”. However, he claimed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex want to produce content that “speaks to their particular desire to make a point.” Speaking to Express.co.uk, he alleged that the streaming giant “will at some point pull the plug if Harry and Meghan are unable to produce anything that they regard as acceptably likely to cause a stir all on its own with the public.”
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their deal with Netflix in September 2020 but they are yet to produce any content for the platform.
While Mr Chase said that the lack of content may not be a sign of “any distress” between the partners, however, he noted that “there are always stresses and strains”.
He said: “I don’t think the lack of product so far is indicative of any distress.
“But there are always stresses and strains here.
“Harry and Meghan want to do something that speaks to their particular desire to make a point and Netflix may not feel that that’s something that’s going to sell very well.
“Because they are interested ultimately in the financial benefit they can get out of this association.
“But not short term, because they are a deep pocket.”
The exact details of the deal have not been disclosed but several reports have suggested it could be worth in excess of $100m (£72m).
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