Netflix South Korean drama the Squid Game will open a new facet.
The survival drama is the most-watched international show on Netflix.
The visuals, the costumes, and the theme turned Squid Game into a $900 million show and 1.6 billion viewing hours since its premiere in September 2021.
Squid Game: The Challenge series
Netflix announced Tuesday they will launch Squid Game: The Challenge.
The streaming platform described it as the “biggest reality competition ever.” They opened a domain with the task to cast contestants.
There’s a prize of $4.56 million, and there are 456 spots open to participate in the Squid Game: The Challenge.
“Squid Game took the world by storm with director Hwang (Dong-hyuk’s) captivating story and iconic imagery,” said Brandon Riegg, Netflix vice president of unscripted and documentary series.
“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.” }
The series will have 10 episodes with diverse challenges featuring the 456 contestants.
The Netflix show will inspire all the challenges the 400 participants will face. However, there will be “surprising new additions” to the games.
And no, no one will die if they face elimination.
SquidGameCasting.com is the website that will register all the applications.
The open casting call seeks an English-language speaker. The call open is for everyone worldwide with a dominance of the English language.
Nevertheless, all players should be at least 21 years old and can reside in the United States for four weeks (VISA and passport holders).