Netflix brings the global phenomenon of the Squid Game to life in the competitive reality series Squid Game: The Challenge. Hundreds of players are fighting for the huge prize pool of 4.37 million. But even though the reality series – unlike the original series – should have been completely harmless, things went wrong during the recording.
For example, the temperature on set – at Cardington Studios in Bedford, UK – reportedly dropped to -3 degrees Celsius. As a result, many players felt “frozen”. One player told the Daily Mail: “Even when hypothermia set in people were willing to stay for as long as possible because there was a lot of money at stake. Many were determined not to move and stood there for far too long.” He continued, “It was like a war zone. People were taken away by paramedics but we couldn’t say anything. If you spoke, you were out. Some couldn’t even move their feet because it was so cold.” At some point, however, some people called for help. “They called the paramedics and were carried off the set on a gurney. They yelled for medicine and left.”
The series with the largest cast and highest cash prize in reality TV history is entirely based on the South Korean series “Squid Game” and brings together 456 real-life players competing for a prize that will change their lives forever: 4, 56 million dollars (4.37 million euros). Your strategy, alliances and character will be put to the test in a series of trials – based on the original series and supplemented with new, surprising challenges – in which enemies will be eliminated one by one. The stakes are high and nobody wants to go home empty-handed.
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Source : HLN