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Elephant – Disney+ release date and how is Meghan Markle involved?


MEGHAN Markle is making a special return to the small screen, as she and Prince Harry begin their new life after stepping down as senior royals.

The Duchess of Sussex is involved with Elephant, and here's all you need to know about the stunning Disney+ documentary.

When is Elephant out on Disney+?

Elephant is a new Disney documentary.

The new nature film will be dropped immediately on April 3, 2020.

You will be able to stream it on the new Disney+ site.

The documentary is released three days after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry officially stepped down as senior members of the Royal Family.

How is Meghan Markle involved in Elephant?

Disney announced that Meghan would indeed narrate the film.

The Duchess agreed to do the voiceover after a direct request from filmmakers, and recorded it in the UK in the autumn 2019 after seeing footage of the documentary.

It was the first project announced for the Duchess since leaving the royal family to pursue “financial independence", and comes after she was seen in conversation with Disney chairman Bob Iger at the Lion King premiere in July 2019.

What is Elephant about?

The film is about a young elephant and his mother on an epic journey across the Kalahari Desert.

Disney says the documentary "follows one family's extraordinary 1,000 mile journey across Africa on an adventure that will change their lives".

Disney are also releasing another documentary called Dolphin Reef which is narrated by actress Natalie Portman.

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