Squid Game: The Challenge, a new 10-episode Netflix series, has been unveiled. The show, based on the company’s most popular series of all time, Squid Game, would have the “biggest cast and lump cash reward in reality TV history.” It was dubbed the “largest reality competition ever” by Netflix. Unlike the Korean dystopian drama, the new reality show will not be a matter of life and death. 456 recruits from around the world will compete in games with the chance to win or’miss out’ on a $4.56 million cash reward. More information: Netflix has officially announced Season 2 of Squid Game, and director Hwang Dong-hyuk has shared details.
On Tuesday, the streaming giant welcomed 456 participants from around the world to partake in the games for a hefty $4.56.
Hwang Don-hyuk, the inventor of Squid Game, also endorses the game, saying, “Director Hwang’s engaging plot and memorable graphics in Squid Game captivated audiences worldwide. We appreciate his assistance as we transform the fictitious world into reality in this major competition and social experiment “In a statement, Brandon Riegg, Netflix’s VP of Unscripted and Documentary Series, said
Netflix revealed on Tuesday that players will compete in a series of activities inspired by the original show, as well as some intriguing new features. While competitors are eliminated around them, the player’s “plans, alliances, and character” will be put to the test.
Netflix also revealed earlier this month that the popular Korean sitcom Squid Game would be renewed for a second season. Contestants from all backgrounds competed in the show by playing childhood games for the chance to win a large cash prize. It quickly became the most-watched series on the streaming platform after its release in September 2021.
According to the business, the first season is Netflix’s most popular series of all time, with over 1.65 billion hours streamed in its first 28 days.
According to Netflix, the new 10-episode reality competition will include games inspired by the original show as well as new elements. MrBeast, a prominent US YouTube creator, produced an unofficial iteration of this idea by reproducing portions of the South Korean drama’s set and hosting games from the show, such as “Red Light, Green Light.” The YouTuber also avoided the killing part by strapping a device to each of the 456 players that simulated a bullet shot when a player was ruled out.