Discovering Squid Sport: The Problem Actuality Present’s Filming Areas

Squid Game: The Challenge, a Netflix reality show inspired by the popular Netflix Korean drama Squid Game, recently concluded on December 6, and has proved just as popular as the original series. As we’re still reeling from its epic finale and (unexpected?) winner, we check out the two filming locations featured in Squid Game: The Challenge.

The TV series, which premiered November 22 and ended December 6, saw 456 real players take on the deadly challenges seen in the original show, in the hopes of winning a life-changing $4.56 million, with plenty of twists and turns along the way.

But how did Squid Game: The Challenge‘s producers go about recreating the original dystopian show‘s iconic sets?

With all 10 episodes of the reality show available to watch on Netflix now, and the show officially renewed for season 2, read on for everything you need to know about the Squid Game: The Challenge filming locations.

Where are the Squid Game: The Challenge filming locations?

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Squid Game: The Challenge was shot at two filming locations in London and Bedford. (Image: Netflix)

Squid Game: The Challenge was filmed at Wharf Studios in London over the course of 16 days.

A total of six interconnected sound stages were taken up by production to allow players to live inside a “completely immersive world“.

The only point of the show where filming took place elsewhere was during the Red Light, Green Light game.

Red Light, Green Light was filmed at Cardington Studios in Bedford, Europe’s largest indoor space. At over 100,000 square feet, the space was previously used to build airships and zeppelins in the 1920s and ’30s.

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Red Light Green Light in Squid Game: The Challenge was filmed at Cardington Studios in Bedford. (Image: Netflix)

A lot of work went into making the competition look just as it did in the drama series, including items that were CGI’d into the original drama.

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Piggy bank in the show. (Image: Netflix)

For example, the piggy bank that the players see fill up with money every time a contestant is eliminated was created for the very first time for Squid Game: The Challenge.

(Main and featured images: Netflix)

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