Squid Game wins Emmy South Korean Show

Squid Game Season 1

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Squid Game

Squid Game (Ojing-eo Geim) is a South Korean drama tv series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk, director, writer, producer, and creator. on 17 September 2021, The Squid Game Season 1 was released on Netflix.  Its cast includes Lee Jung-Jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-Joon, O Yeong-Su, HoYeon Jung,  Heo Sung-Tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung. The drama was much enjoyed everywhere and it also ensured that the audience while they watched it was totally glued to the screen. 

The series was a contest between 456 players, all of them were in deep financial hardship and to be free from these financial hardships they were ready to risk their lives to play a series of deadly children’s games for the chance to win a ₩45.6 billion (US$35 million). If you guys haven’t watched it yet. This is a show recommendatory to watch. Also, you can comment on the other recommendations and requirements.

Squid Game season 2

On 12 June 2022 Netflix announced that the second season of the Squid Game shall shortly hit the floors. This has created a wave of excitement among the viewers after Season 1. In the announcement of Squid Game Season 2, Netflix captioned “ Red light… GREENLIGHT! Squid Game is officially coming back for Season 2!” Hwang Dong-hyuk’s letter, also shared by Netflix. Hwang Dong-hyuk observed that it took 12 years for him to bring out the first season of the show, the audience just took 12 days to make it the most popular Netflix series ever. He said Season 2 will be out soon.

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Squid Game Emmy

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Squid Game Emmy, Bing.com

On Tuesday, through social media, mean South Koreans, shared congratulations for the winning of “Squid Game” at the Emmy Awards.

“Squid Game” actor Lee Jung-Jae made history at the Emmys on Monday night, becoming the first Asian actor to take home the honor. “Saturday Night Live” hosted the award at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Lee played the lead character, Seong Gi-hun, Player 456 of Squid Game, and thanked “God above” and he said

“Thank you to Netflix and thank you to the director for making realistic problems we all face come to life so creatively on the screen with a great script and amazing visuals. Thank you,”

“Thank you, ‘Squid Game’ team. Thank you to everyone watching in Korea. Thank you.”

After the star of the Netflix show, Lee Jung-Jae, won the honor for the best male entertainer in a drama series , and its maker, Hwang Dong-hyuk, the honor for best drama chief on Monday social media was overwhelmed with messages. Both were the first Asians to win in quite a while.

President Yoon Suk Yeol, a South Korean politician, former public prosecutor, and lawyer congratulated Lee and Hwang, saying the entire nation was celebrating their accomplishments.

On Facebook, Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon wrote that this is a proud full situation that South Korean artists are working on “enthusiastically praised and emphasized by the entire world.” Other citizens also gave congratulatory messages on social media.

Moon Jae-in, South Korean former president, civil servant, and lawyer, and his advisers had a regular meeting to celebrate the Oscars by clapping, and the media in South Korea broadly showed up the news.

Even after several hours of winning an Emmy by “Squid Game,” the news was on the front pages of major editions of South Korean media outlets, top headlines were dominated by domestic politics.

Korean dramas earlier didn’t hold an extensive presence in the United States as they have today that’s why Kim noted that South Koreans are much more familiar with the Oscars than the Emmys.

Kim said,

“There is an immense place in Asia for the South Korean television dramas for quite a long time, particularly in requests where individuals share close deep sentiments with South Koreans,”. “‘Squid Game’ turned into a worldwide hit as it took the serious worldwide issue that is an irregularity, yet additionally adopted an essential strategy by recounting to that story through a ruthless and dangerous rivalry of kids’ games between 456 players.”

Squid Game is a brutal survival drama about desperate adults competing in deadly children’s games for a chance to escape financial debt, they chose to participate in the contest. 456 participants part of the Squid Game and who survived till the last of the contest of Squid Game will get the chance to win ₩45.6 billion (US$35 million).

Zendaya, for her role in “Euphoria won outstanding lead actress in a drama series,” also made history as the first Black woman to win an Emmy for lead actress in a drama series twice. 

In 2020, Zendaya, at age 24 also made history by becoming the youngest ever to win the best actress in a drama award.

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