26 MAR 2021


The cast for the movie is currently being selected, with production scheduled for this Spring. The documentary will premiere worldwide in Fall of this year.


 Lifetime unveiled an expansion of its Harry & Meghan franchise with the release of "Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace." The documentary detailing how the royal couple left the palace is set to air this Fall. 

“Harry & Meghan: Escaping The Palace”  is executive produced by Merideth Finn and Michele Weiss. Menhaj Huda will direct from a script by Scarlett Lacey. A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights to the three-film Harry & Meghan franchise. Casting is currently underway with production set to begin this spring for a worldwide debut later this year. 

Lifetime currently has the top two original movies on cable in Calendar 2021-to date with "Wendy Williams: The Movie" and "Salt-N-Pepa" among age groups 25-54, and women in the same age group. Three of the top four on the calendar were popular among age group 18-49 and women in the same age grroup. "The Girl In The Basement" comes in at #4. 

“Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace” is the third movie for the franchise, and follows "Harry & Meghan," which tells the couple's story as newlyweds and their first year of marriage. “Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace” details the occurences that led to the couple's departure from the royal palace, Princess Diana's untimely death, and among other revelations.