Squid was the first Korean drama to reach No. 1 on Netflix and it did so in just four days after its release. According to Ted Sarandos, co-CEO and chief content officer of Netflix, “Squid It will definitely be our largest non-English program in the world, for sure ”, and has“ a very good chance it will be our largest program of all time ”.
Netflix generally measures the popularity of its shows based on the number of people who watch a title for at least two minutes in the first 28 days after its debut. Since the series launched on September 17, it only has 11 viewership days so far. Currently, the most popular series is Bridgerton, followed by Lupine at issue 2. The full list of shows can be found here.
In an interview with Variety, Dong-Hyuk Hwang Says He Can Go Back To Producing Feature Films Before Making The Sequel To Squid. “If I had to do it, I certainly wouldn’t do it alone. I would consider using a writers room and I would want several experienced directors, ”Hwang said. The director is currently working on the writing of a film entitled KO Club, short for “Killing Old Men Club”, a film that describes a kind of intergenerational warfare.
Squid Game could become Netflix’s most popular show?!?! That’s crazy? !!
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