The successful South Korean series “The Squid Game”, which captivated hundreds of Netflix audiences during the year 2021, transcended from fiction to reality. A year ago, it was revealed that the platform was inspired by the harrowing plot to create a reality show. Now, the month in which this production will be available to be seen has finally been revealed.
The project arose as a result of streaming’s priority to get the most out of the series: at a time when its number of subscribers was declining.
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According to “Deadline”, “The Squid Game: The Challenge” will consist of 10 chapters, where 456 participants from all over the world will compete for 4.56 million dollars, the largest prize in the history of reality shows of this type. until now.
The dynamics are inspired by the games that were seen in the series, although obviously the losers will not have the catastrophic end.
“There will also be amazing new additions, your strategies, alliances and character will be put to the test as the competitors are eliminated around you. The stakes are high, but in this game, the worst fate is to go home empty-handed,” Netflix shared in a statement.
Although the exact day on which “The Squid Game: The Challenge” will be available on the platform is unknown so far, Netflix explained that it will be in the month of November when fans will have to be alert.
At the beginning of 2023, the first chapters began to be recorded, even the media reported that some participants had requested medical attention during the popular “green light, red light” game.
“Variety” explained that the incidents occurred due to low temperatures in the United Kingdom, where the reality show is being recorded, apparently, a person was injured when his shoulder collided with a wall and others had minor injuries.
Although English media indicated that a person was taken out on a stretcher, Netflix denied the situation and said that the competitors are fine.
“We care about the health and safety of the cast and crew, and we have all the relevant safety procedures in place. Although it is very cold on the set – and the participants were prepared for it – the reports of serious injuries are false, “the company told the magazine.
Source: El Universal from Punto MX on 2023-05-25 15:03:28