'Squid Game' on track to become most-watched show in Netflix’s history in any language

10/3/2021 12:17:00 AM
'Squid Game' on track to become most-watched show in Netflix’s history in any language

'Squid Game' was most-watched among Netflix global dramas for over a week.

'Squid Game' was most-watched among Netflix global dramas for over a week.

'Squid Game' on track to become most-watched show in Netflix’s history in any language.

‘Squid Game’ set to become Netflix’s most-streamed series everThe Korean drama series, featuring dazzling visuals and stunning moments of violence, has captured the attention of millions across the globe.NetflixSEOUL, South Korea -- In just nine episodes,"Squid Game," a survival drama, has won over Netflix viewers worldwide.

The Netflix Korea original drama series premiered on Sept. 17, 2021, and instantly topped Netflix's drama charts in 82 of the 83 countries Netflix provides its streaming services.Ted Sarandos, co-CEO of Netflix, said Monday during Code 2021, an annual technology conference hosted in California, that"Squid Game" is on track to become the biggest show in Netflix's history in any language.

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Need to check this out, seen the trailers, think fire it on. nbc sorry I couldn't last 10 min watching it...shit was trash! It is better to integrate abc and cbs. Says the Frontman I resent that they used an American guy as the creepiest freak. It’s an overdone stereotype!!! He should have obviously been German.

the bank account in the show was one of the staff's and he is getting 456 Korean won from fans(?). The director knew that having the phone number will be troublesome but he thought getting free tips from fans would be great. He is a disgrace to his generation in Korea. You can see this 50-year-old director's mind. How ugly and shallow his mind is. Also, the phone number in the show went viral, and the real owner of it had to deal with tons of phone calls and messages out of nowhere but the director didn't give a rat's ass about it. Moreover

polscifreeak 🤔 wonder of Will is tilting the world on its axis again! It’s what she deserves 💅 I figured I wouldn’t make it through one episode - not really my type of show. So wrong - I ended watching the complete series in two days. What a ride.

Netflix CEO: Squid Game might be our 'biggest show ever' - CNN Video

Netflix CEO: Squid Game might be our 'biggest show ever' - CNN Video'Squid Game' has captivated audiences worldwide, making it the number one show on Netflix. The Korean fictional drama takes the concept of 'winner-take-all' to another level. ОК One of the most brutal shows I've ever watched. Not for the faint hearted. Cruel, yet does illustrate how humans behave when their lives are on the line and money to he had! Wondering if there will be a sequel? It’s sad to see so many people desensitized to cruelty. What does it say of humankind that it’s number 1? That people actually enjoy watching others die as the main theme of the show.

Very nice album. If you lie to you, I will give you all my glass beads. Just go and see it. I hope don't make season 2 So, it's just TheHungerGames again. TV SquidGame Amazing Best show of the year What’s it about? Dexter is coming back Showtime…November 7th is yo time! It’s the best show ever better than Breaking Bad, The Wire, The Sopranos, Prison Break, Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead combined

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Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ Is the Dystopian Hit No One Wanted—Until Everyone Did

Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ Is the Dystopian Hit No One Wanted—Until Everyone DidThe South Korean phenomenon might become Netflix’s biggest hit ever, but for a decade, local studios rejected the show’s pitch as too grotesque and too unrealistic. Watch a few episodes. Eh It kinda sucks. But unrealistic? Ultra rich literally have a pedophila island (Jeff Epstein) and this seems unrealistic lmao. Should win the Emmy Awards

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2:55 ‘Squid Game’ set to become Netflix’s most-streamed series ever The Korean drama series, featuring dazzling visuals and stunning moments of violence, has captured the attention of millions across the globe.Follow CNN Business Most stock quote data provided by BATS.as well as those who are drawn to violent, escapist fare.Unlike most K-dramas, which usually run for 16 episodes, season 1 of Squid Game features nine episodes, most clocking in at just under one hour each (minus the penultimate episode) for a total of 485 minutes.

Netflix SEOUL, South Korea -- In just nine episodes,"Squid Game," a survival drama, has won over Netflix viewers worldwide. The Netflix Korea original drama series premiered on Sept. All times are ET. 17, 2021, and instantly topped Netflix's drama charts in 82 of the 83 countries Netflix provides its streaming services. What about that ‘Squid Game’ TikTok challenge? One of the viral TikTok trends that has followed “Squid Game” is a challenge inspired by one of the deadly children’s games the contestants play on the show. Ted Sarandos, co-CEO of Netflix, said Monday during Code 2021, an annual technology conference hosted in California, that"Squid Game" is on track to become the biggest show in Netflix's history in any language. Morningstar: Copyright 2018 Morningstar, Inc. Netflix A scene from"Honeycomb Cookie" Game in"Squid Game. 067), Anupam Tripathi as Abdul Ali (no.

" Oct, 2021. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. Fans on TikTok have shared videos of themselves making dalgona cookies and attempting the same challenge to see how they might have fared if they were in that same life-or-death situation. The irony of grown-up adults risking their lives to win money to repay their debts by playing kids' games has attracted global viewers. "Squid Game"'s premise is that of a classic survival death game, except each game is based on Korean children's games. All rights reserved. Over 400 individuals revealed to be in enormous debt, are invited to participate in a mysterious game where they are forced to risk their lives in a series of survival-of-the-fittest rounds for the opportunity to win a $38. Pryor, who quite literally changed comedy, .5 million prize. and its licensors. COURTESY OF NETFLIX.

The premise has been compared to those of popular movies, including"The Hunger Games" and"Battle Royale." "I've watched other survival death game genre movies, but there is something more about Squid Game," 27-year-old content creator Gaga, who binge-watched the show, told ABC News. Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN.) Then, and now, she has made it a priority to care for Pryor’s legacy."There are surrounding connections between the characters which makes it even more intriguing," Gaga added. Dong-hyuk Hwang, director and writer of"Squid Game," revealed at the online roundtable interview hosted by Netflix Korea on Tuesday that the secret to"Squid Game" is its"simplicity. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices Copyright S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates." "Viewers can focus more on the complexities of the characters and be fully immersed in the story when the rules of the games are simple," Hwang said. Advertisement It also includes a “no-holds-barred” interview with Lee Pryor, whose favorite routine of Pryor’s is also NSFTV. Most K-dramas round up the complete story nicely after that.

"People are attracted to the chilling irony of grown-up adults risking their lives to win money to repay their debts by playing kids' games." Netflix A scene from the"Red Light, Green Light" game in"Squid Game." Oct, 2021. Richard was one of the most prolific people. The director of"Squid Game" says that the secret to"Squid Game" lies in its 'simplicity.' Meanwhile, experts surmise that part of the show's surge in popularity comes from adopting particular elements of Korean culture to make a marked and critical statement about society. COURTESY OF NETFLIX.

"'Squid Game' succeeded in balancing out the intricacies of cultural differences against global issues," Duk-hyun Jung, a Korean cultural critic, told ABC News.."Though the specific Korean childhood games presented in the story may be unfamiliar to global viewers, the series managed to present the universal issues of capitalism and an ever-competitive society in a way that's easy to understand." Jung also added that"Squid Game's" success follows that of the immensely popular South Korean movie"Parasite," which won the best picture Academy Award in 2020. That film also made significant social commentary on similar issues surrounding capitalism and how it impacts society at all levels, Jung said.’ And do you know that he still would get up and go to work? … It was scary just watching him do it, but you know, he had a discipline about him. Hwang said that he first developed the story for"Squid Game" 14 years ago in 2008. But if I were to do it, I would certainly not do it alone.

He said the plot of"Squid Game" was harshly criticized by people then for twisting the nostalgia of Korean childhood games into vehicles of survival-death scenarios, adding that the theme now is being praised as"realistic." Netflix A scene where participants and operators of Squid Game are looking up at the prize.” She’s far from done being “the Centurion at the gate, if you will,” and gives a glimpse into a fan’s future. Oct, 2021. 456 individuals in enormous debt are invited to participate in a mysterious children's game where they are forced to risk their lives to win a $38.5 million prize. … Our deal is at MGM and, Kenya [Barris] is writing the script and he will also produce with me.” YOUNGKYU PARK.

Hwang said he fully understands Netflix's part in the show's success."A great advantage is that 'Squid Game' was released simultaneously for all audiences around the world. That's why it was possible to get such an unimaginable response in a single week. He sometimes lost his way with that right after the fire,” she says of the widely publicized incident in June 1980 when Pryor was burned. It was a great decision to work with Netflix," Hwang said. Netflix launched its streaming service in Korea in 2016, and so far has generated 5. Though flashbacks are never truly off the table, perhaps the only safe assumption is that Lee Jung-jae would reprise his role as Gi-hun should Netflix greenlight a second season.

6 trillion won ($4..7B USD) and has created 16,000 jobs in the nation, according to a September 2021 report by Deloitte. "These (original intellectual property content) have all led to increased sales and employment in linked industries in line with the globalization of the Korean Wave," a Netflix Korea spokesperson told ABC News. . [T]his guy just had courage straight through.