First on Variety: Fox pilots ‘Money’ gamer

Fox has greenlighted a pilot based on hit U.K. gamer “The Million Pound Drop.”

Renamed “The Money Drop” in the U.S., the project comes from Endemol USA, and was created across the pond by its siblings at Endemol U.K.

Millionpound “Money Drop” follows a group of contestants who are given a wad of cash and then asked a series of multiple-choice trivia questions. They then place their bets on a trap door that represents their choice.

If their answer turns out to be wrong, the trap door opens — and their money is gone.

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