The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly requested for a private audience with real-life couple Tom Holland and Zendaya at their residence in Montecito, California, to allegedly rope the A-listers into their next venture, whose details remain under the wraps at the moment.

Pink Villa reported that the secret hang-out session between the two famous couples was "out of the blue." The “Spider-Man: No Way Home” stars had no connection to the Royal couple previously and were reportedly bemused with the invitation from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

"Tom had never met Harry or spoken to him in his life, so didn't know what they wanted,” an insider, described to be one of Harry's old friends, said.

Impressively, the under-the-radar rendezvous was held but the source's intel about the meeting didn't offer any concrete information about what it was about.

It is, however, believed that Harry and Meghan could have pitched a partnership with one of Hollywood's most-talked-about new-age couples for one of their upcoming projects.

Notably, the Sussexes signed several lucrative media projects under their Archewell Productions after stepping down from royal duties. After over a year of no content, Spotify moved to take the Archewell podcast “into their own hands.”

The said meeting at their California mansion could be related to their plans for a pet project with audio giant Spotify after they signed up in an £18 million (US$20.2 million) podcast deal last year, according to Yahoo! Life.

The Duke and Duchess recently called out Spotify over COVID-19 misinformation concerns stemming from the rather unconventional discussions at Joe Rogan’s podcast, which according to musicians Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, promotes anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.

After Mitchell and Young started a campaign to boycott the streaming giant, Spotify moved to announce some changes to its policies for content creators.

In a renewed effort to combat misinformation, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek noted that in the coming days, they will roll out a new feature that places content warnings on podcasts tackling COVID-19 as a renewed effort to combat misinformation.

Spotify has since taken action against over 20,000 COVID-19 related podcast episodes since the start of the pandemic, working to ensure that the balance of safety for listeners and freedom for creators is maintained.

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Shortly after their royal exit in 2020, the Sussexes inked a multi-year podcast partnership with Spotify and have only released at least one podcast episode, a “holiday special” in December 2020. Bryan R. Smith/Getty Images

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