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Netflix is reportedly spending £1million on security for Holly Willoughby while she films her new show for the streaming platform, Bear Hunt.

Television presenter Holly, 43, and her co-host Bear Grylls, 49, will jet to Costa Rica with 10 celebrities this month.

It is claimed ex-special forces and former ­military guns for hire have been brought in to protect Holly from drugs gangs and kidnappers while in the Central American country.

The budget for the show is said to be £10million, with a further £1million set aside for protection from murders, assassinations and attacks, which are on the rise in the country.

A TV insider told The Sun: 'Netflix are investing huge sums in creating a show which can rival ITV’s I’m a Celebrity, by bagging big names and choosing a tropical location.

Netflix is reportedly spending £1million on security for Holly Willoughby while she films her new show for the streaming platform, Bear Hunt

Netflix is reportedly spending £1million on security for Holly Willoughby while she films her new show for the streaming platform, Bear Hunt

Television presenter Holly, 43, and her co-host Bear Grylls, 49 (pictured), will jet to Costa Rica with 10 celebrities this month

Television presenter Holly, 43, and her co-host Bear Grylls, 49 (pictured), will jet to Costa Rica with 10 celebrities this month

'But keeping Holly and everyone fully protected in Costa Rica is the priority. That means hiring specialist teams of guards, many of whom will be ex-military and special forces experts.

'They’ll also need specialist vehicles, safe accommodation and a secure location in which to film.

'That won’t be straightforward or

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