Three people are injured on the set of Squid Game: The Challenge
Three people have been injured during the filming of the Netflix reality series Squid Game.
After the absolute success of the first episodes, Netflix thought of making a second Squid Game which would be a real show with a cast of non-real actors.
But according to the BBC at least 3 of them received medical treatment after being injured during filming, although Netflix says they were not seriously injured. The show, based on the hit South Korean series, is being filmed at Cardington Studios in Bedfordshire.
The streaming giant said three people were treated for minor medical injuries. "We care deeply about the health and safety of our cast and crew," Netflix said. A Netflix spokeswoman said doctors were on set at all times and that all the right safety measures had been taken.
The show features 456 contestants competing for a $4.56 million prize. The thriller series tells the story of debt-ridden contestants vying for the grand prize in a deadly series of twisted children's games.
It holds the record as the most popular Netflix series of all time and was streamed by 111 million users in the first 28 days of its launch. A second series was announced in June.
In the same month, Netflix also revealed plans for a 10-episode competition series, Squid Game: The Challenge, with the largest cast prize and total cash in reality show history.