Netflix’s Real-Life Competition Series
Would you consider someone crazy who agreed to participate in a game similar to the one seen in the Netflix phenomenon series? Would you do it even if the largest cash prize ever, $4.56 million, was up for grabs? Although this time no one gets hurt (more or less), hundreds from all over the world have responded to the call. With the result that Squid Game: The Challenge, the competitive reality based Korean survival drama created by Hwang Dong-hyuk, will be available to stream this November. For those who find it more fun to just sit on the couch and watch.
At TUDUM, the global event for fans in São Paulo, Brazil, the platform showed the first teaser trailer. 456 players from all over the world will be challenged to win a staggering prize pool. The challenges? The ones we saw on Squid Game season 1: red light/green light, sugar honeycombs, tug of war, marbles, hopscotch and, of course, squid game.
The series is now casting before airing in November. And though the original show was created by a South Korean director and primarily starred Korean actors who spoke Korean throughout, Netflix’s new Squid Game is seeking “English-language speakers from any part of the world.”
‘Squid Game’ Season 2: New details revealed
Meanwhile, speaking of Squid Game, season 2 has been announced. Filming is expected to begin this summer, with a TV arrival likely expected in 2024. Lee Jung-jae will reprise his role as Seong Gi-hun, the last survivor of the brutal “squid game”. With him Front Man, the games supervisor.
“The man in the suit and tie with the ddjaki could also reappear. Cheoul-su, Young-hee’s boyfriend will also be there”, revealed Hwang Dong-hyuk referring in the latter case to the terrifying robot-doll that in the series shoots the participants of the game “red light/green light” on sight.