About a month after ‘Squid Game’ was released, the whole world is enthusiastic about ‘Squid Game’. OTT ranking aggregation site ‘Flix Patrol’According to the report, as of the 10th, ‘Squid Game’ ranked first in 79 countries. It’s already been 17 days, and its popularity shows no signs of waning.
Actors Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-jun, and Jeong Ho-yeon, who appeared in ‘Squid Game’ recently NBC talk show ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’also appeared in Interest in dramas is leading to interest in Korean actors.
In fact, when ‘Squid Game’ was first released, the domestic reaction was lukewarm. last 9 days economistreported that Korean critics gave negative reviews to the banal characters and improbable plot of ‘Squid Game’, and criticized it as a survival drama with nothing new.
However, contrary to bad reviews, ‘Squid Game’, as everyone knows, was a huge hit. The green sportswear and white sneakers worn by the participants of the ‘Squid Game’ are selling like crazy. Guardianpredicted that ‘squid game’ will become a new trend in the upcoming Halloween.
What would Hwang Dong-hyuk, the director of ‘Squid Game’, self-criticize as a factor in his popularity? On the 8th, director Hwang Dong-hyuk CNNIn an interview with “The story of the losers. It is a story about the losers fighting each other and whether the losers disappear. I think the biggest difference is that there are no great heroes who break through the game.”
Director Hwang Dong-hyuk said, “After becoming an adult, the question, ‘How about playing the game you played as a child again?’ was the beginning of ‘Squid Game’.” However, director Hwang’s question was just absurd even 10 years ago.
Director Hwang said, “10 years ago, people who said, ‘It’s ridiculous, it’s such a strange story, it’s too unrealistic’ about the ‘Squid Game’, are now saying, ‘If there is a game like this, I think I will participate too. It is a story that seems to be happening somewhere in reality.” It’s actually a sad story. Over the past 10 years, it has become a world suitable for a ‘squid game’.”
Now everyone’s attention is focused on whether Netflix will produce season 2 of ‘Squid Game’. Unfortunately, season 2 is still a long way off. Director Hwang said, “There is no exact decision. A lot of people talked about season 2, so I’m thinking about it personally.”
What if ‘Squid Game’ Season 2 is made? There are three people that director Hwang paid attention to.
Director Hwang said, “I want to tell the story of the frontman’s past and Junho, which have not been explained yet. And I want to tell the story of a man carrying a ticket in the bag that Gong Yoo plays.”
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