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Netflix creates a reality competition spin-off series with the largest cash prize ever featured
Squid Game: The Challenge Season 1 is the upcoming first season in the ambitious reality competition programme produced by The Garden and Studio Lambert for Netflix. The series is based on Netflix’s most-viewed programme, survival drama series Squid Game, which features a deadly competition between 456 participants to win a massive cash prize.
The reality series features 456 real contestants, like in the series, and sees them compete against each other to win $4.56 million (£3.6 million) — the largest cash prize ever offered by a reality series. Participants don the iconic green tracksuits, while the Front Men supervisors wear black.