While I was in the middle of production Squid Game: The Challengehis reality competition series spin-off of the narrative dystopian hit squid Game, Netflix has been forced to address reports of participants suffering under freezing conditions while filming in the UK. Deadline reports.
On Tuesday, Sun reported that some of the 456 participants in the first game ever filmed for the reality series, “Red Light, Green Light,” had to be stretchered off the field of play. Others, according to an anonymous player, “left in tears” due to filming in 80-degree weather.
“It was like a war zone,” said one player. Sun. “Even if the hypothermia kicked in, people were willing to stay as long as they could because there was a lot of money at stake,” said another. “Too many were determined not to move, so they stayed there for too long.”
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“While it was very cold on set, and the participants were prepared for it, any claim of serious injury is false,” Netflix responded in a statement on Wednesday. “We care deeply about the health and safety of our cast and crew, and we invest in all appropriate safety procedures.”
in the original squid gameCharacters participating in “Red Light, Green Light” are immediately killed with a rifle if the game judge sees them moving: a giant creepy robot girl.
With almost 500 entrants competing for a grand prize of $4.56 million, Netflix has promoted Squid Game: The Challenge as the “greatest reality competition in history”.
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