Netflix crew scamper around after Harry and Meghan as couple greet Invictus Games competitors – Daily Mail

The Netflix crew stood apart from the dozens of photographers covering the arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan at the Invictus Games reception today.

The cameraman, sound recordist and producer wore maroon coloured bibs with numbers on to make sure they stood out from the other media at the Netherlands event.

They are expected to shadow the couple for a docu-series on the Invictus Games founded by Harry.  

Critics have accused the royal couple of ‘cashing in’ on the Games by allowing the streaming giant, with whom they have signed a $100million deal, into private meetings.  

Netflix documentary makers wearing maroon bibs followed the couple today to record parts of the Invictus Games reception

The cameraman, sound recordist and producer stood apart from the dozens of photographers covering the arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan

The team are expected to shadow the couple for a docu-series on the Invictus Games founded by Harry

All angles! The film crew also brought a drone to capture various angles throughout the reception

Critics have accused the royal couple of ‘cashing in’ on the Games by allowing the streaming giant, with whom they have signed a $100million deal, into private meetings. Above, a drone at the Invictus Games reception

The Netflix doc series being filmed over the course of a week while the games are staged is called ‘Heart of Darkness.’

It is the first co-production with the couple’s Archewell Productions and is being made by the Oscar-winning team of director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara.

They were responsible for the widely acclaimed documentary ‘White Helmets’ about first responders during the Syrian conflict.

According to Archwell, the docu-series will ‘ showcase powerful stories of resilience and hope from competitors on their journey to Invictus Games’.

As the couple arrived at the reception event, they were greeted by Hollywood-style cheers and applause. They were due to spend an hour there before returning to a private residence where they are staying.

It was hosted by the city of The Hague and the Dutch defence ministry. 

Meghan is expected to return to California on Monday while Harry will stay until the end of the games where he will give a closing speech.

The couple will attend a driving skills event on Saturday afternoon and later the opening ceremony at the Zuiderpark stadium. 

The pair – who met with the Queen in a flying visit yesterday – were seen with the Ukraine team at the tournament for injured military veterans.

Harry dressed in a smart navy blue suit can be seen holding a calendar looking earnest, as Meghan is further back smiling at another member of the group.

The couple were clapped and cheered after a quick outfit change as they walked to the reception for competitors and their families.

Harry tenderly placed his hand on Meghan’s back as they stood chatting outside the reception tent. They were joined by the Mayor of The Hague Jan Van Zanen and the group stood talking for several minutes. As Harry guided …….

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