“Squid Game: The Challenge” Announces Release Date and Drops Teaser for Netflix Reality Competition

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By Wanda

Hundreds of contestants compete for a $4.56 million prize in Squid Game, a reality competition inspired by the hit series.

Netflix has officially come up with the dates for the highly awaited show, Squid Game: The Challenge. Inspired by the Emmy-winning thriller Squid Game, the streaming platform dropped a teaser on Friday which has brought in a wave of excitement among the fans. November 22, is when this thrilling series will hit your screens. In this phenomenal show, humans enter a ruthless competition in order to win a certain cash prize. Netflix claims that Squid Game: The Challenge will be the “biggest reality competition series ever”, promising viewers an unforgettable experience. It will be filled with suspense, drama and challenges.

The newly released teaser provides a short view of the biggest competition of Squid Game: The Challenge. The teaser also points at some “surprising new additions” who will be competing for a “life-changing reward of $4.56 million.”

Surviving the inhuman tasks is not just the work of the brain but also the result of teamwork. Each contestant after their loss is waved off and treated like a mere puppet.

We see a plastic ball in the teaser that holds a large sum of prize money which every contestant is rooting for. The room has guards in pink jumpsuits and computers resembling game consoles.

Four-point-six million? People do a whole lot worse for a whole lot less,

 A voiceover paves the way to the first game arena, “Red Light, Green Light”. Young-hee, the killer doll returns after season 1.

This version of Squid Game happens to be the second season of the series produced by Hwang Dong-hyuk. It revolves around common people who are compelled to be involved in a life-risking game to meet their helpless need for money.

The central character of the story, Seong Gi-hun, a divorced father and reckless gambler featuring Lee Jung-jae wins over his competitors, reaches the end, and wins the money, only to realize later how complicated the game was more than it looked.

Season 1 included Park Hae-soo as Cho Sang-woo, Wi Ha-joon as Hwang Jun-ho, Jung Ho-yeon as Kang Sae-byeok, O Yeong-su as Oh Il-nam, Heo Sung-tae as Jang Deok-su, Anupam Tripathi as Ali Abdul, and Kim Joo-ryoung as Han Mi-nyeo.

It was revealed that Seong Gi-hun would be returning in season 2, alongside the Front Man played by Lee Byung-hun. We could also get to see Young-hee’s boyfriend, Cheol-su.

Squid Game: The Challenge is set to hit the theatres globally on November 22.