Do you have what it takes to bag the $4.56 million prize? If yes, then you might just have a chance to be one of the 456 players that will be chosen.
The production of the most significant reality competition series – “Squid Game: The Challenge,” a reality competition series sponsored by the video streaming platform – has been approved by Netflix.
“Squid Game took the world by storm with Director Hwang’s captivating story and iconic imagery. We’re grateful for his support as we turn the fictional world into reality in this massive competition and social experiment,” said Brandon Riegg, Netflix’s VP of Unscripted and Documentary Series.
“Fans of the drama series are in for a fascinating and unpredictable journey as our 456 real world contestants navigate the biggest competition series ever, full of tension and twists, with the biggest ever cash prize at the end.”
Players will compete in “a series of games inspired by the original program,” with startling new elements, according to Netflix. Participants or Players will be put to the test in games inspired by the original show as well as new features that will put their strategy, alliances, and character to the test while competitors are eliminated around them.
The life-changing reward amounts to $4.56 million, which is the largest lump sum cash prize in reality television history.
If you want to play the game, the Studio Lambert and The Garden co-producers have opened recruitment for contestants, and you may register at SquidGameCasting.com. Currently, they are searching for English-language speakers from any part of the world to compete in the United Kingdom.
The 10-episode competition series, which will be produced in the UK sometime in 2023, was announced shortly after Squid Game was formally renewed for Season 2.
The successful South Korean series was renewed for a second season on Sunday. Hwang Dong-hyuk, the director, writer, and executive producer, announced the news in a letter to the public.
With over 1.65 billion view hours in only the first 28 days of its premiere, Netflix’s scripted series Squid Game holds the record for the most popular series of all time.