‘Hire Laid Off Employees As Players’: Netflix Trolled After Revealing Stupendous Prize Money For Squid Game Show

Season 2 of Squid Game is coming to Netflix, the streamer announced at Banff World Media Festival on Tuesday. Squid Game: The Challenge will include a total of 456 contestants who’ll compete against each other to win a price amount of $4.56 million. One might say the stakes are high for this one! Not only that but according to Netflix, it’s the largest lump-sum payout in TV history, and boasts what they claim to be the world’s largest competition cast ever assembled.

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Squid Game: The Challenge
Squid Game: The Challenge

The Biggest-Ever Cash Prize At The End – Said The VP

During a panel interview, Netflix’s head of global TV echoed that

Squid Game took the world by storm with [director Hwang Dong-hyuk’s] captivating story and iconic imagery. We’re grateful for his support as we turn the fictional world into reality in this massive competition and social experiment. Fans of the drama series are in for a fascinating and unpredictable journey as our 456 real-world contestants navigate the biggest competition series ever, full of tension and twists, with the biggest-ever cash prize at the end.

With that being said, the upcoming series will include 10 episodes.

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Squid Game Season 2 will release between the end of 2023 and the start of 2024
Squid Game Season 2 will release between the end of 2023 and the start of 2024

Check out the official teaser video here –

This Is How Netflix Got Trolled After Revealing Stupendous Prize Money

Squid Game Season 2
Squid Game Season 2

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The reality show’s $4.56 million price amount is not yet clarified. But it has been announced that the money will be distributed among the last standing contestants of the show, as was done in big competitions like The World Series of Poker.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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