How is the movie ‘Squid Game’ climbing to the top of popularity in the countries?

How is the movie ‘Squid Game’ climbing to the top of popularity in the countries?

According to Deadline on September 28, the Korean hit TV series Squid Game is topping the top trending list in 90 countries and territories around the world.

According to Mr. Ted Sarandos, General Manager of Netflix online platform, with the press yesterday in the US on the occasion of the Code Conference event, within only 10 days of screening (from September 17), the Korean movie Squid Game is being released. most viewed in many film markets. Sources from Deadline emphasized, the film topped the top trending movies in 90 countries and territories worldwide. Some of the countries and regions where Squid Games are being viewed the most include Qatar, Oman, Ecuador, Bolivia…

In the US, the film entered the top 10 trending on September 19, but only ranked at number eight in terms of views, on the second day the film climbed to No. 2 and on September 21 climbed to the first place. Deadline emphasized that this is the first Korean show to do this “miracle” in the US market.

Mr. Ted Sarandos said: “Right now there is one movie that is at the top of the trending list on Netflix, which is Squid Game. It will definitely be the most popular non-English show in the world, having just debuted. It’s been more than 9 days and this is a good opportunity for the show to become the most popular show in the world on our platform.”

According to statistics published by Deadline, the number of viewing non-English-language films on Netflix in 2019 in the US increased by 71%. In 2020, up to 97% of American audiences choose to watch at least one non-English-speaking movie title.

The Squid Game is directed and written by filmmaker Hwang Dong Hyuk. The work is about people who participate in a survival game to change their lives from a prize money of 45.6 billion won. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 100% rating from critics. Forbes magazine or the South China Morning Post all praised the project. The work consists of 9 episodes, gathering actors such as: Park Hae Soo, Lee Jung Jae, Jung Ho Yeon…