Netflix’s entry into reality competition to be produced by Sylvester Stallone

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016. Filed under: Entertainment Film Hollywood Stars Sports & Recreation

Sylvester Stallone will produce Netflix’s first reality competition show for the online streaming network.

Sylvester Stallone will be an executive producer of the upcoming Netflix reality competition ‘Ultimate Beastmaster.’ © AFP PHOTO / FRANCK PENNANT

Sylvester Stallone will be an executive producer of the upcoming Netflix reality competition ‘Ultimate Beastmaster.’
© AFP PHOTO / FRANCK PENNANT

To be called “Ultimate Beastmaster,” the show will have six national versions — American, Mexican, Brazilian, German, South Korean and Japanese. Each country will have nine episodes, with each episode being made available globally on Netflix. Each country will have 18 competing athletes, running an obstacle course called “The Beast.” The tenth episode will see an “Ultimate Beastmaster” crowned in a competition among the previous episodes’ winners.

The hosts for each country include:

United States: Terry Crews (actor on the Fox show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), Charissa Thompson (Extra TV)
Brazil: Anderson Silva (UFC middleweight champion), Rafinha Bastos (comedian, journalist and TV personality)
South Korea: Seo Kyung Suk (actor, comedian and TV host), Park Kyeong Rim (actress, comedian and TV host)
Mexico: Ines Sainz (journalist, sportscaster & TV host), Luis Ernesto Franco (actor and producer)
Germany: Hans Sarpei (Former soccer Player, TV Personality), Luke Mockridge (Comedian)
Japan: Sayaka Akimoto (actress), Yuji Kondo (sports anchor)

“Ultimate Beastmaster” is produced by 25/7 Productions and Dave Broome for Netflix, and Stallone and Broome are executive producers of the series.

  pl/cm – Relaxnews

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