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‘Bodily 100’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix – The Hollywood Reporter

‘Bodily 100’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix – The Hollywood Reporter


It’s official: Netflix’s smash-hit Korean actuality sequence Bodily 100 has been renewed for a second season. 

The survival sequence, which pits 100 of Korea’s highest-profile athletes, bodybuilders and sports activities influencers in opposition to each other in a sequence of grueling health challenges, started with a modest cult following among the many native Korean viewers when it was launched in January. Nevertheless it shortly caught on globally, finally changing into Netflix’s #1 non-English present for 2 weeks and within the high 10 in 78 international locations world wide. 

The present’s creator and director, Jang Ho-gi, says the second season “will surpass its predecessor in each facet,” in response to Netflix. 

“We’re very grateful Bodily: 100 acquired a lot love from followers all throughout the globe, and we paid consideration to all of the feedback and suggestions,” Jang says. “We determined to retain the essence of the present—discovering the proper physique—whereas introducing contemporary parts. That is our means of expressing our gratitude to the followers of the present.”

Netflix revealed that it’s dramatically increasing the set during which the contestants compete for the second season. The set within the first season, which was the dimensions of two soccer fields, “will now be expanded to create an excellent bigger universe to problem the members,” the corporate mentioned. 

“I’m honored to satisfy quite a lot of contestants whom I really feel are overqualified. And I’m additionally collaborating with many specialists to verify we’ve got much more electrifying and well-designed quests that can go away audiences on the sting of their seats,” Jang provides. “I offer you my phrase that we are going to be again with an all-new season that’s obtained every part taken up a notch for our international followers,” he says. 

Bodily 100 is produced by Korea’s Galaxy Company for Netflix. The present is produced by Lee Jong-il and written by Kang Suk-kyeong. 

Netflix didn’t instantly reveal a launch date for season 2. 

Unscripted sequence from Asia have proved more and more well-liked each domestically and with international audiences on Netflix in current months, together with Singles Inferno, Siren: Survive The Island, and Within the Identify of God in Korea; and from Japan, Love Village, Love is Blind: Japan and Final One Standing (Japan). Upcoming unscripted sequence from the Asia Pacific area embody 19/20, Zombieverse and The Satan’s Plan from Korea; and Is She the Wolf? and Final One Standing each returning for a second season in Japan.

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