Netflix has greenlit the Squid Game: The Challenge for a Season 2 and announced they are casting for the second season.
The series is based on the popular TV series of the same name where contestants participate in “deadly” games for a huge prize of money.
The announcement comes ahead of the Season 1 finale in which one of the three remaining finalists will take home the life-changing $4.56 million prize.
“There was no red light in our decision to green light Season 2 of Squid Game: The Challenge, the most ambitious unscripted show we’ve premiered at Netflix,” says Brandon Riegg, Netflix VP of Nonfiction Series. “We’re so excited to continue the franchise of Squid Game with our team in Korea, and producers at Studio Lambert and The Garden for this epic competition series.”
How to get cast in Squid Game: The Challenge?
Regarding casting for Season 2, head on over to squidgamecasting.com for the details and for your chance to win next season’s big prize.
“With the largest cast in reality TV history, 456 real players will enter the game in pursuit of a life-changing cash prize of $4.56 million. Do you have what it takes to win Squid Game: The Challenge?” teases the casting site.
The site lists three casting locations for the U.S., the U.K., and Global Casting for non-US & Non-UK applicants.
“Now it’s your chance to take part in Netflix’s biggest ever social experiment! This supersized unscripted show turns the scripted world of the drama into reality. Real-life players will be immersed in the iconic Squid Game universe and will never know what’s coming next. Here they’ll compete in a series of heart-stopping games in order to become the sole survivor* and walk away with a life-changing $4.56 million dollar cash prize,” states the info.
The casting site continues, “With a fortune up for grabs, who will be an ally, who will you trust, and who will you betray in this ultimate test of character? *Please note: Win or lose, all players will walk away. But if you win, you win big! APPLY NOW FOR YOUR CHANCE TO COMPETE IN Squid Game: The Challenge.”
The conclusion of Squid Game: The Challenge airs on Netflix tonight on Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. Season 2 of the regular series is also in the works.
Fans can also immerse themselves in the live Squid Game: The Trials experience starting this month in Los Angeles.