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#Perspective / From BTS to Squid Games: How Korean entertainment is conquering the world

Is the world really obsessed with Korean culture or is it just recency bias at play?

'Squid Game' season 2 criticised for male-dominated teaser

Fans are upset with "Squid Game" creators for failing to include any female stars, especially following the success of Jung Ho-yeon and Lee Yoo-mi in Season 1.

'Squid Game' season 2 teaser: New players join the deadly competition

The video also showed off Seong, the star of Squid Game, played by Korean superstar Lee Jung-jae, who will return to direct Season 2. 

‘Squid Game’ getting its own reality show

“Squid Game: The Challenge” will feature 456 contestants participating in various games inspired by the original “Squid Game” series with many new additions, for a grand prize of USD 4.56 million.

Shooting of 'Squid Game' season two to begin in summer

The nine-episode drama, which debuted in September 2021, follows 456 characters from all backgrounds who are all struggling with debt. They are all required to participate in a variety of Korean children's games, however, while appearing to be a standard competition, everyone who loses dies, and the winner is awarded a hefty monetary prize of 45.6 billion.

Squid Game’s Lee Jung-jae, Hwang Dong-hyuk receive South Korea’s highest cultural medals

Megahit K-drama Squid Game’s lead actor Lee Jung-jae and its director Hwang Dong-hyuk have been bestowed with South Korea’s highest cultural accolade. On Tuesday, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol awarded them the Geumgwan Order of Cultural Merit, which is given to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the development of culture and the arts.

'Alice In Borderland' becomes Netflix's most watched Japanese series

Netflix sci-fi thriller "Alice In Borderland" has become the most watched Japanese series on the streaming platform.

Emmy Awards 2022: See the full list of winners

The 74th annual Emmy Awards took place earlier today, giving audiences a look into the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life. The ceremony was hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson.

Squid Game in Real Life?

The world got hooked on the violent and psychotic survival K-Drama Squid Game after the creepy robot yelled, “Red Light. Green Light.” The phenomenal K-content kept the viewers at the edge of their seats from beginning to end. Much to the joy and excitement of its loyal fans, Netflix recently released a teaser for the second, long-awaited season 2 of Squid Game. Besides that, Netflix took it up a notch by ordering a brand-new reality show, Squid Game: The Challenge. This series claims to boast the largest cast of 456 players and a historic cash prize of $4.56 million in reality TV history!

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

Squid Game: A scathing criticism and dark satire of capitalism

Hwang Dong-hyuk’s Squid Game, has a straightforward premise — a group of people, knee-deep in debt with nothing to lose, are offered the chance to risk their lives for an enormous cash prize.

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