Meghan Markle's ex-husband attached to new Fox comedy about the royal family
If you’ve walked past a supermarket magazine rack or been on Twitter in the past few months, there’s a pretty good chance you know Meghan Markle’s
soon-to-be-fiancé? boyfriend is Prince Harry, the heartthrob-slash-bad boy ginger member of the royal family.
But you may not know her ex-husband, Trevor Engelson. Engelson is not a prince, but he is a television producer — he’s behind the FX series Snowfall and, soon, a divorce comedy about a man who happens to lose his wife to a British royal in the television equivalent of a Taylor Swift revenge song. The show — which is also being produced by Danny Zuker (Modern Family), Jake Kasden (New Girl), and Dan Farah (The Shannara Chronicles) — has been given a pilot order by Fox, EW has confirmed.
The announcement on Deadline specifies that this show is fictional, and the lead character is not based on Markle. The official logline reads: “Divorce is hard. Sharing custody is harder. Sharing custody with the British royal family in the unforgiving spotlight of London’s tabloid media is next level.”Best of luck, Engelson. You know what they say: You come at the king (or his soon-to-be family), you best not miss.