Netflix Reveals the First Sneak Peek for the Squid Sport Actuality Contest

Netflix showcased a sneak peek of its upcoming actuality sequence impressed by the Emmy-winning South Korean sensation Squid Sport throughout its international Tudum livestream occasion. The brand new present, titled Squid Sport: The Competitors, follows the identical premise as the unique sequence, with 456 contestants battling it out in schoolyard video games for an opportunity to win a staggering $4.56 million throughout 10 episodes. Audiences can sit up for its launch on Netflix in November.

The 27-second clip doesn’t provide many surprises, as Netflix seems to have stayed trustworthy to the unique sequence. The teaser gives glimpses of the behind-the-scenes development of the set, which faithfully recreates the manufacturing design of the present. We get a sneak peek on the overseers of their masks and purple onesies, the contestants in inexperienced jumpsuits residing within the barracks, and the imposing animatronic doll that presides over the extraordinary (however non-lethal, within the case of the truth present) recreation of Crimson Gentle Inexperienced Gentle.

Earlier this 12 months, there have been reviews from contestants who participated in Squid Sport: The Competitors, highlighting the difficult situations they confronted throughout manufacturing. Some described it as an “inhumane catastrophe,” “merciless,” and even “rigged.” On the primary day of taking pictures, medics have been known as to deal with minor accidents. Unsurprisingly, the teaser doesn’t tackle these criticisms.

Squid Sport took the world by storm in 2021, incomes crucial acclaim and a devoted fanbase. IGN praised Season 1 in its glowing 9/10 evaluate, stating, “Equal components gut-wrenching and squirm-inducing, it’s a white-knuckle thriller, drama, and episodic psychological breakdown with a sickly pastel veneer.”

For a complete abstract of all of the bulletins made throughout Netflix’s Tudum occasion, be sure you take a look at our roundup.