NEWS OF THE WEEK: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex's animated series Pearl dropped by Netflix

According to Deadline, the royal's project, which was in the development stage, was "quietly dropped" by executives at the streaming service following its loss in subscribers and fall in stock price. Meghan served as an executive producer on the series alongside David Furnish, under the Archewell Productions banner she shares with Prince Harry. It was to be Archewell's first animated series. Pearl, which was announced last summer, was expected to follow the adventures of a 12-year-old girl who finds inspiration from influential women throughout history.

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