It was only a matter of time before that Squid Game come to life, turning into a reality show real. Soon Netflix will bring the famous Korean series to the small screen in a new guise.
This time around it will not be a game of life and death, in which players will be tested and will die like flies until there is only one winner. The streaming giant has announced that it is working on Squid Game: The Challenge, a reality show that draws heavily on the Korean series, turning it into reality (but without killing). The update came from Bela Bajariathe head of Netflix’s global TV.
The reality show, in which they will participate real playersit looks like the largest ever seen so far on the screens, due to the unprecedented prize money. In the reality show, 456 players they will be pitted against each other to reach a premium of 4.56 millionsuspended in the air as in Squid Game. Bajaria went on to explain some key points of the show. The players they will face each other in numerous tests, many taken directly from the Korean series. Competitors will also have to form alliances and find new tricks to continue towards the end of the game as the pool of participants will decrease.
Lovers of mind games will be pleased to find 456 real players in front of their eyes. Right now, Netflix is looking for participants that join in Squid Game: The Challenge. Casting is open and anyone who speaks English can audition. Those who are caught will join hundreds of other players for a 10-episode reality show. The vice president Brandon Riegg he has declared:
Squid Game has taken the world by storm with director Hwang’s captivating story and iconic visuals. We are grateful for his support as we turn his imaginary world into reality in this massive competition and social experiment.
Recall that Netflix recently announced Season 2 of Squid Game.