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Netflix brings “Squid Game” to life!

Take the risk and be one of the 456 players!

With the extreme popularity of the Korean series “Squid Game,” Netflix is bringing the Squid Game to life. “Squid Game: The Challenge” aims to be the biggest reality competition ever. Squid Game was officially renewed for season 2, as Netflix and Director Hwang stated they will once again collaborate for a new round.

Netflix, like the show, is recruiting 456 real players globally. Players will compete for a $4.56 million cash prize that will undoubtedly change their lives. 

Squid Game took the world by storm with Director Hwang’s captivating story and iconic imagery. We’re grateful for his support as we turn the fictional world into reality in this massive competition and social experiment,” said Brandon Riegg, Netflix VP 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.” 

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Based on the website, applicants must be 21 years old, an English-language speaker, and is available to play for 4 weeks in 2023. Note that, win or lose players will leave the place unscathed. 

Moreover, this 10-episode competition series is a collaboration between Studio Lambert (The Circle) and The Garden (24 Hours in A&E), both of which are part of ITV Studios, and will be shot in the United Kingdom.

Squid Game is Netflix’s most popular series of all time, with over 1.65 billion watch hours in the first 28 days following its September 2021 debut.

Applications are now open here: https://www.squidgamecasting.com/

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