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“Squid Game: The Challenge” reportedly recruits participants for Season 2

Amidst the ongoing controversy surrounding Netflix’s game show “Squid Game: The Challenge”, which was released last month, news has emerged that they are recruiting participants for Season 2

On December 7th (local time), the US economic media outlet Business Insider reported that Netflix’s reality game show “Squid Game: The Challenge” Season 2 has received approval for production and is currently recruiting participants.

“Squid Game: The Challenge” is a survival variety program inspired by Netflix’s original series “Squid Game”, where 456 participants from around the world compete in various games to win a prize of $4.56 million.

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Season 1, consisting of 10 episodes, was filmed in the UK for about 4 weeks starting in early 2023.

Season 2, set to begin production soon, is accepting applications from around the world, including the US and the UK, through the official website of Netflix’s “Squid Game: The Challenge”.

Applicants must be 21 years old or older, possess a valid passport, and be available for up to 4 weeks of filming.

Additionally, they should not have a work history with companies such as All3 Media Group or Netflix.

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Applicants need to provide basic information such as name, age, contact details and upload a one-minute self-introduction video.

In the introduction video, participants are required to talk about how they would play the game and what they would do with the prize money.

According to Season 1 participants, Netflix covers all travel expenses, including flights, trains and taxis.

If you aspire to be the protagonist of a $4.56 million prize, why not give it a try?

Meanwhile, “Squid Game: The Challenge”, which gained attention with its set resembling the drama and a perfect synchronization rate of 100%, has sparked controversy as participants faced injuries in harsh conditions.

Some participants claim to have suffered injuries such as hypothermia and nerve damage, and are reportedly preparing legal action.

Source: Insight

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