Netflix is making a royal wedding sequel to 'A Christmas Prince,' its surprise hit holiday movie

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  • Netflix’s hit holiday movie “A Christmas Prince” is getting a sequel.
  • The streaming service announced it on Twitter, along with a video of the characters watching Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding.
  • The movie will air later this year, and is called “A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding.”

Netflix’s “A Christmas Prince” is getting a royal wedding.

2017’s “A Christmas Prince” was made in the vein of a Lifetime Christmas movie and gained a lot of popularity over the holiday season. It also proved that the streaming service was some serious competition for networks like Lifetime and Hallmark.

In December, we wrote about how terrible the protagonist, Amber, a journalist, is at her profession. But that didn’t hold back people from watching it over and over. Netflix even expressed concern about subscribers who were watching the movie on repeat – some over 50 times in a matter of two weeks.

At the end of “A Christmas Prince,” Amber and Prince Richard of Aldovia (a fictional country in Europe) get engaged.

The movie was so successful that Netflix has apparently decided to make a sequel inspired by the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on Saturday. The sequel will come out “this holiday season.”

On Friday, Netflix tweeted a video with the characters from “A Christmas Prince” watching Meghan and Harry’s wedding, along with an announcement for the next movie, “A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding.”

“The other royal wedding is almost upon us,” the video says. “You’re actually invited to this one.”

Netflix confirmed to Business Insider that this movie is actually happening, and not just a royal wedding marketing stunt.

Here’s the tweet which has the video:

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