Meghan Markle Strikes Major Deal With WME, Her Hollywood Comeback on the Way?

Published 04/28/2023, 10:30 AM EDT

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Undoubtedly, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is flourishing in her endeavors post her royal life. Post the infamous Megxit, Prince Harry and his wife have gotten their hands on various extravagant deals which have fetched them enormous stardom and fame. Archewell’s various multi-million deals with leading media houses like Netflix and Spotify, as led by the Sussex couple, resulted in their back-to-back victories in all aspects. It’s time the Duchess takes her endeavors a step forward. 

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Rightfully so, she struck yet another major deal, this time with the Talent Agency WME to boost her global enterprise. As exclusively reported by Variety, the Duchess will now represent the powerhouse agency team at all fronts. The team secured, indeed, a royal deal that other agencies in the field had been trying their level best to take up with the Duchess. 

Serving both ways, the Hollywood talent agency now partnered with Archewell will boost both teams to establish and expand their hold in their respective sectors. According to the report, Markle will lead a team comprising WME Endeavour’s CEO Ari Emanuel, and Brad Slater, the rep and brand architect. For those unversed, the power agent turned endeavor also has some high-profile Hollywood clients like Dwayne Johnson and world-renowned athlete, Serena Williams.

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Not only Meghan Markle but the deal will also be giving a boost to Prince Harry’s content creation label. Partnered with Archewell, WME will take over the Film representation and television products side of things. However, this does not focus on any acting aspect, thus debunking rumors of Markle’s comeback to the screen. 

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In fact, barring the acting alone, the deal will prioritize all other business-building aspects for the Sussexes. Following the report, the main theme of every project sponsored will forever focus on her advocacy for women. In fact, the Duchess had herself claimed such philanthropic activities that she and her husband wish to take up. 

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In a last year’s interview with Variety, Meghan Markle opened up on her ambitions around Archewell’s original content. Currently, the Duchess and the Duke are invested in their multi-million deals with Netflix. So much of how my husband and I see things is through our love story, said Meghan in an extensive interview last year. “For scripted… It doesn’t always have to be so serious. Like a good rom-com” added the Duchess. 

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The couple will be the leading executives of all their forthcoming endeavors. However, they have no plans to appear on screen anytime soon. 

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Shraddha Das is a Hollywood News writer at Netflix Junkie. She was captivated by the power of storytelling and the written word at a young age, which led her to pursue a career in journalism. She has over 1000 articles to her name.

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