What was the original title of Squid Game on Netflix?

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10/29/2021 7:01:00 AM

Squid Game wasn't always going to be SquidGame

SQUID GAME fever has taken over but what was the horror series originally going to be called?

The drama is now worth almost $1billion (£654million) as a result of its popularity continuing to grow.Squid Game has stood out among the thousands of shows on the streamer for its detailed and thrilling plot, memorable costumes and gripping characters.

Another reason why it stands out is because of the show's name itself - but it wasn't always going to be Squid Game.READ MORE: What was the original title of Squid Game?(Image: NETFLIX)Squid Game sees contestants fighting for their lives as well as for money.

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Squid Game has become Netflix's biggest series launch with more than 111 million viewers streaming the show in the first month. The drama is now worth almost $1billion (£654million) as a  result of its popularity continuing to grow. Squid Game has stood out among the thousands of shows on the streamer for its detailed and thrilling plot, memorable costumes and gripping characters. Another reason why it stands out is because of the show's name itself - but  it wasn't always going to be Squid Game. READ MORE:  What was the original title of Squid Game? (Image: NETFLIX) Squid Game sees contestants fighting for their lives as well as for money. (Image: NETFLIX) EastEnders Stacy heartbroken as Eve kicked out of home Netflix Asia executive Kim Min-young has opened up on how they had another idea for the show title in mind. The executives didn't originally think audiences would understand that Squid Game was actually a reference to a Korean children's game, therefore, alienating a big chunk of their viewers. "We went with the title Round Six instead, wanting it to be more general and helpful for telling people what the show is about – there are six rounds to the game.", Min-young told The Hollywood Reporter. But director and creator Hwang Dong-hyuk had faith that Squid Game was the best way forward. Squid Game: Season 1 is made up of nine episodes. (Image: NETFLIX) Is there going to be a Squid Game season 2? (Image: NETFLIX) Min-young continued:"I think the more authentic title has actually played really well. "The title, Squid Game, together with the eye-catching artwork, really capture interest within our service – especially for audiences who have never watched a Korean show before but are looking for fun things to watch. "I think we tend to underestimate the curiosity that a lot of our members and audience have. "In trying to make it really easy to understand what the show is, we could have made a big mistake." DON'T MISS...