- Netflix has announced an open casting call for “Squid Game: The Challenge,” a new reality show based on the massively popular Korean drama.
- The 10-episode reality show will feature 456 players competing in a series of non-deadly games for $4.56 million, the largest cash prize in reality TV history.
- English-language speakers from around the world are invited to sign up via SquidGameCasting.com for a chance to compete.
Netflix is seeking 456 individuals to compete in a new reality show based on the massively popular Korean drama “Squid Game.”
On Tuesday, the streaming giant announced an open casting call for “Squid Game: The Challenge,” claiming it to be “the biggest reality competition series ever.”
The 10-episode reality show will feature players competing in a series of non-deadly games for $4.56 million, the largest cash prize in reality TV history.
“Squid Game took the world by storm with Director Hwang’s captivating story and iconic imagery,” said Netflix’s Unscripted Originals and Acquisitions Vice President Brandon Riegg. “We’re grateful for his support as we turn the fictional world into reality in this massive competition and social experiment.”
The casting call is open to English-language speakers from anywhere in the world. Those who are interested can sign up via the show’s casting website for a chance to compete. The series, which will be filmed in the U.K., is a co-production between Studio Lambert and The Garden.
Netflix hyped up its announcement with a short teaser on YouTube that has since racked up over 1.2 million views.
News about the new reality show comes days after Netflix confirmed that “Squid Game,” the streaming giant’s most popular series of all time, has been renewed for a second season.
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