Netflix cancels Meghan Markle’s animated series amid cutbacks

According to a new report from the Deadline, Netflix has canceled Pearl, Meghan Markle’s animated series amid cutbacks as the streaming service faces struggles.

Tim Young tweeted “Meghan Markle’s Netflix show that nobody had ever heard of got canceled… The hits keep comin!🤣🤣🤣”

Omid Scobie wrote “After cutbacks across the company, Netflix has cancelled Archewell Productions’ animated series, Pearl. Still in its development stage, the Duchess Meghan and David Furnish produced show joins two other kids projects shelved by the streamer this week.”

“The news follows Netflix recently eliminating a number of marketing-related staff and reporting their first subscriber loss. With investors rattled, shares falling, and mounting competitive pressure, the company is rushing to save money (and invest in new areas like video games),” Scobie added.