Netfix’s new reality show “Squid Game: The Challenge,” based on the hit South Korean drama, has shared its first trailer, with a tagline reading: “Make friends. Make enemies. Make a million dollars.”
The new show features 456 contestants, who will compete in trials inspired by the deadly games in Squid Game in the hopes of winning $4.56 million. However, unlike the dystopian original ‘Squid Game’, contestants are expected to survive defeat. The trailer for Squid Game: The Challenge shows the contestants arrive at the open-air bunk room and participate in challenges, including a game of Red Light, Green Light, and a timed race across a bridge high up in the air.
The original Squid Game became the first South Korean show to top the Netflix charts in the United States. It won two Emmys in 2022 (Best Actor in a Drama and Best Director of a Drama categories for Lee Jung-jae and Hwang Dong-hyuk), and was renewed for Season 2. Netflix added eight new cast members, including Iz*One alum Jo Yu-ri, to Season 2 in June.
“Squid Game: The Challenge” debuts on Netflix Nov. 22. The series will run for 10 episodes dropping weekly with the finale set to air Dec. 6. Take a look at the trailer – here.
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