Netflix, Inc. an American streaming service and production company hints at turning the popular Squid Game series into a reality show. Netflix is looking for recruits to compete for a cash price of $4.56millions of dollars.
In the original series are killed at every stage of the game but Netflix assures that the participants will not be killed in the reality show Squit Game. Squit Game the South Korean movie series, became one of the biggest-ever hits in the history of Netflix last year. Season two of the movie is hinted to be released very soon.
The streaming platform revealed on its site, “With the largest cast in reality TV history, 456 real players will enter the game in pursuit of a life-changing cash prize of $4.56 million,”
“Squid Game: The Challenge” is looking for English speakers from around the globe, aged at least 21 and free to travel for up to a month in early 2023.
“The stakes are high, but in this game, the worst fate is going home empty-handed,” the platform promises.
Describing the new reality show as its “biggest-ever social experiment,” Netflix says players will compete “in a series of heart-stopping games.”
The original fictional series was seen as a biting satire on modern capitalism, with contestants drawn from the fringes of society to play children’s games for the chance to win big sums of money, with the threat of being killed if they lose.
The new announcement came shortly after Netflix confirmed that a second season of the “Squid Game” was on the way.
In April, its creator, Hwang Dong-hyuk, said the follow-up would not be ready until 2024.