The initial production to receive the green light from Netflix subsequent to the multiyear contract between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with the streaming platform in 2020 is now on the horizon. On August 16, Netflix unveiled the official trailer for “Heart of Invictus” and officially announced its premiere date as August 30. This documentary series will revolve around the 2022 Invictus Games, tracking the journey of a set of participants as they ready themselves for the games taking place in The Hague, Netherlands. The trailer also offers glimpses of prior conversations between Prince Harry and the athletes.

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Release date:

Get ready for the arrival of “Heart of Invictus” later this month! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 30th, when the title will make its debut on Netflix.

On this highly anticipated date, Netflix will treat viewers to five episodes of the series, with each episode spanning approximately an hour.


Read the full synopsis (via Netflix) below:

The series follows a group of extraordinary competitors from around the globe, all service members who have experienced life-changing injuries or illnesses, on their road to the Invictus Games The Hague. The multi-episode series joins the competitors as they train, and along the way reveal powerful stories of resilience and hope. The series also follows the organizers as they work to prepare for the Games alongside each nation’s team, supporting the competitors as well as their friends and families.


The cast behind this Netflix original is brimming with remarkable talents, including director Orlando von Einsiedel, known for his work on “The White Helmets,” “Evelyn,” and “Virunga.” Joining the team is producer Joanna Natasegara, recognized for her contributions to “Tigre Gente,” “The Edge of Democracy,” and “Sophie and the Baron.”

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Adding to the roster is the noteworthy presence of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle, who serve as both producers and stars of the production. Their involvement adds a significant dimension to the title’s appeal.