Stallone’s ‘Ultimate Beastmaster’ Competition Sets Netflix Premiere
Netflix’s push to dominate your every waking hour will continue globally with 2017 international reality competition Ultimate Beastmaster, as executive produced by none other than Sylvester Stallone. Now, we know what day will debut all episodes of the worldwide event, as revealed in a first-look trailer.
Per Netflix’s official confirmation, Ultimate Beastmaster will debut all ten episodes on Friday, February 24. The series will feature 108 competitors from the U.S., Brazil, South Korea, Mexico, Germany, and Japan tackling “The Beast” obstacle course, with each episode highlighting 12 challengers from the different countries (in six teams).
So reads the official synopsis:
Ultimate Beastmaster is the first international competition series of its kind with six customized local versions featuring local languages, competitors and hosts from each competing country. Those countries are: Brazil, Germany, Japan, Mexico, South Korea and the U.S, The series is produced by Sylvester Stallone (Creed, Grudge Match) and Dave Broome (The Biggest Loser, Strong).
The 10-episode event series will feature 108 competitors, 18 from each country, in total. Each hour-long episode will feature 12 competitors, two from each country, who will take their shot at running one of the most physically demanding obstacle courses ever devised, “The Beast.” At the end of each episode, a ‘Beastmaster’ will be crowned and in the final episode of the season, the nine individual winners from each episode will compete against each other for the chance for one contestant to become the Ultimate Beastmaster.
And the list of hosts from each country:
U.S.: Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Charissa Thompson (Fox Sports)
Brazil: Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight Champion) and Rafinha Bastos (TV personality)
South Korea: Seo Kyung Suk (TV host) and Park Kyeong Rim (actress)
Mexico: Ines Sainz (sportscaster) and Luis Ernesto Franco (actor)
Germany: Hans Sarpei (soccer star) and Luke Mockridge (comedian)
Japan: Sayaka Akimoto (actress), Yuji Kondo (sports anchor)
In the meantime, watch the trailer above, and stay tuned for more Ultimate Beastmaster in February.