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BBC and NBCUniversal have announced the order of a British and a US version of the hit Dutch psychological adventure format, The Traitors.
Contestants in the game move into a majestic castle and work as a team to complete a series of dramatic and challenging missions to earn money for the prize pot. But three of the contestants are secretly traitors, who will attempt to deceive and manipulate their way to the prize by eliminating ‘loyal’ contestants.
Kate Phillips, Director of Entertainment, BBC Commissioning, says: “The Traitors is a high-stakes entertainment series full of false promises and paranoia. Set against the stunning Scottish landscape, I can’t wait for these very different Highland Games to begin, where the biggest rule of all is trust no one!"
Studio Lambert, CEO, Stephen Lambert, says: "We are hugely excited to be making two versions of a show with spectacular challenges and mind games involving suspicion and trust...
"The Scottish Highlands offers some of the most stunning scenery is the world and we’re delighted both NBCU and the BBC agreed this was where we should bring our American and British contestants to play the game."
Filming for both series will commence later this year.