The 456-player competitors will embrace challenges “impressed by the unique present” and “stunning new additions,” Netflix stated in a assertion, with the winner set to obtain a $4.56 million prize.
“Followers of the drama sequence are in for an interesting and unpredictable journey as our 456 real-world contestants navigate the largest competitors sequence ever, filled with rigidity and twists, with the largest ever money prize on the finish,” stated Brandon Riegg, Netflix’s vice chairman of unscripted and documentary sequence, within the assertion.
The sequence will probably be 10 episodes lengthy and filmed within the UK.
“How far will you go?” a web site for candidates asks.
The purposes web page says gamers will probably be “be immersed within the iconic Squid Sport universe and can by no means know what’s coming subsequent. Right here they will compete in a sequence of heart-stopping video games as a way to turn into the only real survivor and stroll away with a life-changing money prize.”
It provides in a disclaimer, nevertheless: “Please observe: Win or lose, all gamers will go away unscathed. However for those who win, you win huge!”
The present is in search of English audio system from any a part of the globe to compete.
Candidates have to be 21 years previous after they apply, personal a sound passport, and be obtainable for an “anticipated” four-week filming in early 2023.
As a part of the applying course of, hopeful members must ship Netflix a one-minute video explaining who they’re, why they need to be on the present, what their technique can be through the video games — and what they’d do with the huge prize.
Disclosure: Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Enterprise Insider’s father or mother firm, Axel Springer, is a Netflix board member.