Legends of the Hidden Temple reboot now launches adult contestants
In December 2019, news arrived that the hit children’s game show, Nickelodeon’s Legends of the Hidden Temple, would make a comeback. At the time, it was reported that this new version of the series, described as “reinvented to appeal to an older population” was in the works for Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile-only streaming service, Quibi, which officially closed its operations. doors a year after the “Legends” announcement after less than a year of operation. Now, although it looks like the series is still moving forward to some extent, as audition forms for contestants have appeared online.
“Once again, the door to the temple of Olmec is about to open, but this time it’s for the grown-ups!” the list reads. Doron Ofir Casting is delighted to announce that for a few selected applicants the journey is starting again. We call on courageous researchers and intrepid contenders at least 21 years old to cross the moat, climb the steps of knowledge, run through the Temple of Olmec – avoiding the formidable temple guards – and test their knowledge and courage in Adventure of a Lifetime! by, LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE!
He continues, “If you grew up on Legends of the Hidden Temple and dreamed of your own epic Temple Run, now is the time to live that dream! Looking for teams of two who can be in the Los Angeles area during the month of July, who work well together and want to prove they have what it takes. Legends super fans are a plus! Are you and a friend ready to become Legends? The choice is yours, and yours alone. Apply now, and LETS ROCK!
The official casting notice contains a series of questions for all teams of two candidates (you can apply by clicking here). In addition to the personal information questions, the form asks for information such as the strengths and weaknesses of your proposed team, special abilities, and knowledge in these categories: human body, geography, science, history, and popular culture. It also asks about your feelings and favorite parts of the original Legends of the Hidden Temple show, but also gives clues about any physical challenges you might be asked, noting:
- Can you comfortably swim 200 feet (feet) without assistance? Explain your ability to swim
- Do you have any allergies or asthma?
- Do you suffer from claustrophobia in small spaces?
- Do you get dizzy easily?
- Do you have vertigo?
- What’s the most embarrassing thing you would do to be on the show?
Details of where the Legends of the Hidden Temple The reboot will now live-stream have not been revealed, but with the series slated to film in July, it’s only a matter of time before official details are revealed. The concept has already been rebooted in a fictional TV movie.
Legends of the Hidden Temple first aired on Nickelodeon from 1993 to 1995. The game show had an adventure theme and featured the temple itself as being “filled with lost treasures protected by mysterious Mayan temple guards.” Competitors were divided into teams named after the animals. They would go through three rounds of competition. The first was a physical challenge where they had to cross “the moat”. The second was a memory test called The Stages of Knowledge. The third round was the “temple games,” which were skill tests. The winning team would enter the temple itself in search of treasure while trying to avoid its guardians.