Are you good at manipulating others? Do matches on Tinder always tell you that you have a lot of ‘red flags’? Then Network 10 has the reality TV series for you!
The Traitors – you can really see where this is going – started as a hit social experiment in the Netherlands and now it’s heading Down Under.
As per So Dramatic!, producers are posting casting calls in across the internet, including on LinkedIn. According to Network 10’s callout for contestants, “deception, lies and betrayal” are the name of the game, although that could be the tagline for basically all reality shows.
“Have you got what it takes to play the ultimate game of strategy and deception?” the callout continues. “Could your charm and powers of persuasion carry you to the finish line? What would you risk and how far would you go to win a life-changing prize?”
Mixing psychological thrills with a traditional reality competition, The Traitors sounds like a cross between Survivor and The Circle. Twenty contestants come together to complete a series of challenges with the objective of earning a cash prize but there’s a catch.
Some contestants, called “The Traitors”, will meet in secret to devise a plan to eliminate their fellow players, called “The Faithful”. “The Faithful” must figure out who is a Traitor and vote them out so they can take the prize money for themselves. If a Traitor makes it to the end though, they have a chance of taking home the big cash prize.
A U.S. version of the Dutch show is also on the way, with production beginning this month. Scottish legend Alan Cumming is hosting, and the show will be set in “a remote castle in the Scottish Highlands,” so the Aussie version has its work cut out. Tim Minchin as host and Macca’s Engadine as the location, anyone?
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I’m sure there’s a few MAFS contestants that would do well on The Traitors. If you also fancy your chances, you can find out more here.
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