Here’s to Netflix Executions wearing elaborate animal masks will not be shown at the show.
Streamer announced Tuesday that a reality competition series called “Squid Game: The Challenge” is based on its Korean smash-hit series “Squid Game.”“It’s in the works.
Like the original scripted series, the reality show will feature According to a press release, there are “456 real players” who will “enter the game in search of a life-changing prize of $4.56 million,”,
“As they compete through a series of games inspired by the original show – plus surprising new additions – their strategies, alliances and character will be put to the test while the contestants are eliminated around them,” it said. reads.
And what will these “surprising new additions” be? Hopscotch? Heads up, seven up? Dodgeball with explosives?
Well, maybe not the latter — because Netflix also noted that “the worst luck in this game is going home empty-handed.”
So it doesn’t look like any real contestants will die.
Recruitment for the series is currently open to English language speakers from anywhere in the world.
Although the reality show got red light, Green Light, “Squid Game” fans have said that making fantasy games into a reality show misses the point of the original series’ first season. (a second season The scripted series was also announced earlier this week.)
Season 1 of “Squid Game” is a cautionary tale about wealth inequality. In the show, financially desperate people kill each other in a series of children’s games in order to win a life-changing cash prize for some wealthy VIP entertainer. ,“Squid Game” creator Hwang Dong-hyuk compared a VIP on the show to former President Donald Trump.
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