Casting director looking for candidates from North Dakota
NORTH DAKOTA (KXNET) — You may remember the hit Netflix series Squid Game, well now you have the chance to take part in a real Squid game.
There’s a new reality TV show looking for contestants to compete in their own version of Squid Game.
Netflix is looking for 456 players like in the show.
“Squid Game” centers around competitors in dire financial straits hoping to win billions of dollars by competing in typical South Korean children’s games.
It has become an international sensation and holds the record for the most popular Netflix series of all time, according to the company.
However, unlike the original Netflix show where contestants are eliminated by death, the company said “the worst fate is going home empty-handed” in this game.
Netflix is looking for North Dakotans who think they have what it takes to bring in $4.2 million.
“I’ve been in reality TV for 15 or 20 years and I can’t even think of someone I cast in North Dakota,” said Robyn Kass, casting director for the TV show. -reality. “So we all sat down at the beginning and said what are these places, what are these areas. We want to make sure that people represent all states in the country. »
Squid Game: The Challenge, which will have 10 episodes and will be filmed in the UK, is recruiting potential contestants. If you are interested, you can register here.