Netflix Defends ‘Squid Game’ After Reports Of Freezing Conditions – Deadline

Netflix has been forced to defend the conditions in its next Squid Game: The Challenge reality series that follows reports of freezing temperatures and a contestant who had to be stretchered out during the Red Light, Green Light game.

Amid UK temperatures dipping below freezing throughout the day, Netflix and producers Studio Lambert and The Garden said that “while it was freezing cold on set, and the contestants were prepared for that, any claim of serious injury is false.”

“We care deeply about the health and safety of our cast and crew, and we invest in all appropriate safety procedures,” the statement added.

According to Sun, at least one contestant had to be stretchered out after playing the game Red Light, Green Light, in which they must remain motionless to win for hours. Others said they experienced frostbite and felt unwell.

Property of All3Media glasses box producer Studio Lambert and The Garden, backed by ITV Studios, are co-producing Squid Game: The Challengewhich is one of Netflix’s flashiest unscripted titles in production right now, aiming to build on the colossal success of South Korea. squid prawnme. A second season of the thriller is also in the offing.

With 456 contestants drawn from around the world and a cash prize of $4.56 million, the format recreates real-life versions of games played on squid Game, albeit without the killer endings. Other games in the series included Tug of War, Marbles, and Hopscotch.

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