The popular survival drama’s online home, ‘Squid Game,’ has been revealed.
The Challenge’ featured 456 people competing in a set of games for such a record-breaking $4.56 million prize pool.
The “largest reality contest ever” is being staged by Netflix in the form of a true Squid Game series.
At the Banff World Media Festival on Tuesday, the broadcaster revealed a reality Television project based on the worldwide apocalyptic hit.
Squid Game: The Battle will feature 456 participants participating in a variety of games for a chance at winning $4.56 million, however, the risks won’t be scary (supposedly).
Netflix states that the award is the greatest aggregates cash incentive in movies and television (though Fox’s X Factor had already clearly offered out $5 million recording agreements), and as such the series also features the greatest contest series ensemble ever created.
“With [director Hwang Dong-hyuk’s] fascinating story and distinctive images, Squid Game swept the world by storm,” said Brandon Riegg, Netflix’s VP of factual and documentary programs. “We appreciate his help as we attempt to bring the imaginary world to life in this gigantic contest and propaganda piece.”
Fans of the series “ will be treated to a thrilling and unexpected journey as our 456 real-life contestants compete in the largest reality series ever, filled with emotion and turns, and culminating in the huge cash prize already.”
Bela Bajaria, the streamer’s chief operating officer TV, made the revelation first at the festival during a session led by The Hollywood Reporter’s executive director Nekesa Mumbi Moody.
The tv show will have ten episodes (one further than the first series the drama series) and a promotional video has been launched:
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