Netflix urging people to stop doing 'Bird Box' Challenge

FILE- This file image released by Netflix shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film, "Bird Box." (Merrick Morton/Netflix via AP, File)

EL PASO, New Mexico (KFOX14)- "Bird Box," a new movie on Netflix, is prompting people do different things while blindfolded.

Netflix posted on Twitter asking fans to stop doing the #BirdBoxChallenge, in which people have been going outside and doing things around their home while wearing a blindfold.

The challenge began from the movie, in which actress Sandra Bullock performs. Her character is forced to wear blindfolds outside to avoid being possessed by mysterious entities that make people kill themselves.

Thousands of memes have been launched since the movie became popular.