Netflix brings ‘Squid Sport’ actuality sequence with greatest money prize in TV historical past

Washington: Netflix has proven the inexperienced gentle to ‘Squid Sport: The Problem,’ a actuality competitors sequence primarily based on 2021 hit South Korean drama ‘Squid Sport.’

As per Selection, the information got here from Bela Bajaria, Netflix’s head of worldwide TV, on the Banff World Media Pageant on Tuesday.

In response to Netflix, the fact competitors sequence ‘Squid Sport: The Problem’ shall be “the most important actuality competitors sequence ever,” internet hosting the most important forged ever, and providing the most important lump sum money prize in actuality tv historical past, the place 456 gamers will compete for prize cash of USD 4.56 million.

The contestants will undergo a sequence of video games impressed by the unique present, in addition to new add-ons, all of which check their methods, alliances, and personalities as others are knocked out round them.

The truth competitors sequence is at the moment recruiting people who find themselves English-language audio system from around the globe.

Brandon Riegg, Netflix’s Vice President of unscripted and documentary sequence, stated, “Squid Sport took the world by storm with Director Hwang’s fascinating story and iconic imagery. We’re grateful for his assist as we flip the fictional world into actuality on this large competitors and social experiment.”

“Followers of the drama sequence are in for an enchanting and unpredictable journey as our 456 real-world contestants navigate the most important competitors sequence ever, filled with stress and twists, with the most important ever money prize on the finish,” he added.

The ten-episode competitors sequence is co-produced by Studio Lambert and The Backyard, and shall be filmed in the UK.

Stephen Lambert, Tim Harcourt and Toni Eire from Studio Lambert; and John Hay, Nicola Hill, and Nicola Brown from The Backyard will function govt producers.

As per The Hollywood Reporter, the announcement comes on the heels of Netflix formally renewing ‘Squid Sport’ for a second season. The South Korean survival drama’s debut season was launched in September and holds the file as Netflix’s hottest sequence of all time, racking up greater than 1.65 billion view hours in its first 28 days.

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