Netflix pronounces ‘Squid Recreation’ actuality present based mostly off hit collection

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Netflix introduced a brand new actuality tv collection based mostly on the hit South Korean collection, “Squid Game.” The announcement comes simply two days after the present was formally renewed on the streaming service. 

The ten-episode collection titled “Squid Game: The Challenge” will put 456 actual gamers up towards one another in “a series of games inspired by the original show” to win a prize of $4.56 million, based on a Netflix press launch. 

In contrast to the lethal destiny of these within the unique “Squid Game” collection, contestants within the new actuality collection can count on going house empty-handed because the worst-case state of affairs. 

“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,” mentioned Brandon Riegg, Netflix VP of Unscripted and Documentary Collection within the assertion. 

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The truth collection is actively recruiting English-speaking contestants for the present’s UK filming. The collection is presently being touted as holding the “largest cast and lump sum cash prize in reality TV history.”

This image released by Netflix shows a scene from the popular Korean series

This picture launched by Netflix reveals a scene from the favored Korean collection “Squid Game.” Netflix introduced “Squid Game: The Challenge,” a actuality competitors present, based mostly on the collection.
(Netflix through AP)

The unique “Squid Game” scripted collection was launched in September 2021 and garnered over 1.65 billion views in its first 28 days on the platform. The drama adopted a bunch of contestants making an attempt to win childhood video games in an effort to safe substantial quantities of cash whereas not being killed all through the competitors. 

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From left, cast members Lee Jung-jae, Jung Hoyeon and Park Hae Soo arrive at a red carpet event for

From left, forged members Lee Jung-jae, Jung Hoyeon and Park Hae Soo arrive at a crimson carpet occasion for “Squid Game” on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles. 
(Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

The South Korean collection was renewed for a second season on June 12 however didn’t specify a premiere date in its preliminary launch.  

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The Related Press contributed to this report. 

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