squid game took the world by storm when it released on Netflix in 2021, and with Season 2 of the series officially confirmed, Netflix is expanding the franchise into the world of reality TV. 456 players will compete for a massive cash prize, and of course, unlike the South Korean show that inspired it, the consequences of losing the games won’t be fatal.
The new reality TV show will be called Squid game: the challenge, and it was first announced by Bela Bajaria, head of global television for Netflix, during the Banf World Media Festival. She said Netflix would produce the “greatest reality competition of all time”, bringing squid game director Hwang Dong-hyuk’s ideas in the real world.
Here’s what Brandon Reid, VP of Unscripted Series and Documentaries at Netflix, had to say about the announcement:
squid game took the world by storm [director Hwang Dong-hyuk’s] gripping story and iconic images. We are grateful for their support as we transform the fictional world into reality in this massive competition and social experiment. Fans of the drama series are about to embark on a fascinating and unpredictable journey as our 456 real-world contestants navigate the greatest competition series of all time, full of tension and twists and turns, with the biggest prize in money at the end.
In this article, we will share all the details about the upcoming squid game reality show including its release date, prize money, games, news, etc. This article will be updated when more information becomes available, so feel free to bookmark this page.
Squid game: the challenge Release date: When is reality show is coming to Netflix?
The squid game the reality show does not yet have a release date.
It will probably be a while before Netflix announces an official release date for Squid game: the challenge since the reality show has yet to begin production. However, the good news is that open casting is available for English speakers around the world.
English is not required to be your first language, but to apply for the competition you must be able to speak and understand English.
We rechecked the schedule of movies and TV shows coming to Netflix in July 2022and that does not includee Squid Game: The Challenge.
What is the cash prize for Squid game: the challenge?
Just like the show Squid game: the challenge will feature 456 players competing in a series of games. When Netflix announced the reality show, the prize money is confirmed to be 4.56 million US dollars. Although this is far less than the original show’s £45.6 billion ($33 million USD), it is the biggest cash prize in reality TV history.
It’s still not clear if Squid Game: the challenges The $4.56 million cash prize will be split or if only awarded to the ultimate winner, but since the reality show isn’t expected to kill anyone, there’s probably a good chance that more than one player receives consolation cash prizes.
Squid game: the challenge Trailer: Has Netflix released a teaser or trailer for the upcoming reality show yet?
Since production for Squid game: the challenge hasn’t started yet, it will probably be a while before Netflix releases a full trailer for the reality show, but an announcement video has been released to get fans excited and remind them that they can to join.
Watch the announcement video for Squid game: the challenge here:
Squid game: the challenge Games: Will it have the same games as the show?
The first season of the original squid game the series included the following games:
- Recruiter game: Ddakji. …
- Round 1: red light, green light. …
- Round 2: Dalgona/Ppopgi. …
- Round 3: Tug of war. …
- Round 4: Marbles. …
- Round 5: The glass tiles game. …
- Final Round: Squid Game.
Netflix hasn’t revealed if those same games will be played in Squid game: the challengebut obviously players will not be killed in Squid game: the challenge. It’s likely they’ll be eliminated similarly to YouTuber Mr. Beast’s 25-minute Squid Game reality video, in which 456 contestants competed for $456,000. You can expect masked guards in red jumpsuits to enforce the rules of the game.
Where is going Squid game: the challenge to be filmed ?
Netflix has already confirmed that Squid game: the challenge will be filmed in the UK, and will be a co-production between Studio Lambert and The Garden. Studio Lambert producers include Stephen Lambert, Tim Harcourt and Toni Ireland. The producers of The Garden are John Hay, Nicola Hill and Nicola Brown.