Squid Game creator opens up about the astonishing experience of his show becoming the most popular on Netflix. The show has achieved the immense height of fame. It no more needs a detailed description to get recognition. This Korean series is extremely hit on Netflix. and is being the most-watched among 98 countries in the world.
For Netflix, the show’s phenomenal success is both a pleasant surprise and an example that culturally authentic content gets more fame and heights.
About Squid Game creator ‘Hwang Dong-hyuk’:
Earlier too, Dong-hyuk has experienced good legitimate success in Korean Industry. He is known for his extreme creativity and versatility in the feature films he creates. But Squid Game gave him the global adoration of Bong Joon Ho’s level. All the deserved admiration came up to him in almost a week.
Hwang’s second feature Silenced, from 2011, was his first viral Feature film. The film had real-life incidents of child sexual abuse at South Korea’s Gwangju Inhwa School for the deaf. The film became both a box-office sensation and a catalyst for fervent social activism. Eventually resulting in local lawmakers passing a bill that eliminated Korea’s statute of limitations for sex crimes against minors and the disabled. His next feature, Miss Granny (2014), is a lighthearted comedy. The film follows a woman in her 70s who magically finds herself in the body of her 20-year-old self. The Fortress (2017), Hwang again went for a completely different genre, mounting a grand period drama set during the Second Manchu invasion of Korea in 1636 — yet another critical and commercial winner.
Squid Game’s creation History:
Dong-hyuk resumed the film’s candy-colored high-concept with such great assurance. The director even wrote the initial script for the series — later visualized as a feature film in 2009. But Korean studios rejected the idea calling it too violent and with improbable concepts. Netflix finally released it on September 17, 2021.