Is the world really obsessed with Korean culture or is it just recency bias at play?
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
Netflix sci-fi thriller "Alice In Borderland" has become the most watched Japanese series on the streaming platform.
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.
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!