Hulu is leaping into the competition-series sport with a collection that can put folks in a home and pit them in opposition to each other for a giant money prize.
Large Brother? Nope. The Traitors? Additionally no. The Disney-run streamer has ordered Bought to Get Out, a contest present/”social experiment” with echoes of the prisoner’s dilemma — the thought experiment the place folks can work collectively for mutual profit or go solo for a probably larger reward. The present comes from creator Glenn Hugill and the U.Ok. arm of Jimmy Kimmel and Brent Montgomery’s firm, Wheelhouse. A premiere date hasn’t been set.
Bought to Get Out will function contestants residing in a mansion for 10 days, with a pool of prize cash rising by $1 each second (there are 864,000 seconds in 10 days). The gamers may also work collectively on challenges to extend the prize cash as much as $1 million. They’ll stick collectively and break up the cash on the finish — or attempt to take the complete pot alone.
There’s a catch, after all: “At varied instances, each day and night time, the gate will open and a getaway automobile will arrive, presenting a possibility for forged members to betray their comrades and make off with the money,” the present’s description reads. “Nevertheless, rivals can block one another’s run for the cash through a crimson button that instantly closes the gate. Temptations, together with secret escape intel, taunt gamers at each flip, upending methods and threatening allegiances.”
Hugill is the top of Wheelhouse’s U.Ok. arm. The one-time Coronation Road actor has govt produced the British variations of Deal or No Deal (he was additionally its presenter) and Magnificence and the Geek, Channel 5’s Puzzling and TBS’ Rat within the Kitchen.
Wheelhouse’s Spoke Studios is producing the collection. Montgomery, Ed Simpson, Hugill, Pam Healey and Liz Tremendous are govt producers, and Charles Wachter will function EP and showrunner.