Over the summer fans of the 90’s British classic gladiators were treated to announcing their revival, with the BBC promising to keep what made them so popular. The reboot will feature new and old games, but most importantly, the gladiators themselves will have it gigantic personalities and iconic names; Think Wolf, Hunter, Saracen and Lightning. Corresponding The sun, who applies to be a next-generation gladiator must name their “superpower” in the application process and who would play them in a film. Unlike Sky’s revival of 2008, BBC’s is gladiators sounds like what fans have been waiting for. So here’s everything we know about them so far gladiators Restart and when to expect it.
What is the format of gladiators?
BBC’s gladiators Revival follows the same format as the original, pitting four contestants against experienced athletes and bodybuilders in a series of physically demanding events, eventually making it to the finals. The revival will feature classic challenges from the original (including the famous Eliminator) as well as new events.
who is hosting gladiators?
No presenters have been confirmed for the BBC revival, but Bradley Walsh and his son Barney are rumored to have the job The sun. Walsh further addressed the rumors during an appearance This morning in October he said he had “no idea” who was hosting, adding that “nothing is official”. Former lioness Alex Scott may also be in the running for the newspaper reported in August that she was in “secret talks” for the hosting gig.
Who are the Gladiators??
Applications to be a gladiator in the BBC revival are still open, so there’s no word on who the contenders will be up against. However, the legendary wolf, also known as Michael Van Wijk, has confirmed that his son Dean intends to follow in his footsteps. “He applied to be a gladiator,” he said Leicestershire Live. “He didn’t say he was my son, but he sent his details. He’s super fit, muscular, a great athlete – he wants to be the next wolf.”
Dean told that Daily Star that he has dreamed of this opportunity since he was five years old, when his father carried him around the arena on his shoulders in a mini gladiator suit. “Now that gladiators relaunched, it is the ideal opportunity for me to follow in his footsteps.”
When is gladiators Set to air?
There is no official date but the BBC has confirmed that filming will take place at the Utilita Arena in Sheffield in late 2023. You can apply to participate as a contender or gladiator here. You can also watch the show live, but tickets have not yet been announced.