Hellbound was one of Netflix’s most successful Korean originals back in 2021. There is complete silence for a whole year. There was silence and no News for a whole years. People assumed the demise of this show. I can’t blame them because everybody has doubts about Netflix’s reliability these days.
Squid Game: The Challenge needs more contestants. A Season of Survivor or Big Brother takes months before they get to have a final cast. This Game Show needs 456 contestants from around the world. They need to cast more people to have a compelling batch of people for this Reality competition. Squid Game is currently the number one show on Netflix. For a small budget show, It made Netflix Billions of dollars.
The other day I was thinking about Tales From The Loop and wondering if the main reason for its success was that there is no official Stranger Things tabletop game. This feels like a bizarre oversight, as when you think about it, the show is one giant advertisement for tabletop gaming. Just as The Queen’s Gambit introduced a lot of people to chess, I’m sure many viewers got absorbed in ST and then drove down to their hobby shop, but found nothing based around the series. But the shop owner DID have a game about a bunch of kids fighting monsters in the 80s, just not on-brand.
Squid Game: The Challenge is going to have a global audition! Yes Finally a Reality Show that accepts contestants from around the world. Squid Game: The Challenge is going to be a Reality Show that will garner over 456 contestants from around the world.
Hoyeon is the breakthrough star of Squid Game because, Among the cast, she had the least acting experience. It is her first acting experience. She is more known as a Model and former contestant of Korea’s Next top model. Amazingly, this is her first acting gig, and she has already grabbed one of the most prestigious acting awards. An Emmy might be on the horizon for her career as well. Spoiler Alert, Her character died in the First Season of Squid Game, so she is available for all Casting directors worldwide. Not a single NEXT TOP MODEL Alumni ever reached her level of success in a short time.
Screen Actors Guild Award broke the bamboo ceiling for Squid Game. It is the first time a Korean Television drama got nominated for a SAG. Squid Game became the most-watched show on Netflix last year. It is an unexpected success that got viral through the power of word of mouth.
Hwang Dong-hyuk is about to make more money!
The Silent Sea is another supply for the growing need for Korean Dramas on Netflix. South Korean content is becoming more mainstream than ever. The success of shows like Sweet Home, My Name, and Squid Game increase the higher demand for Korean Thrillers. South Korean shows can give something new to the world audience. Since we are getting nothing but reboots and remakes these days. Korean content use to have a more limited audience because a lot of people don’t like reading subtitles but dubbing had increased the demand for South Korean content. Netflix had made their Korean originals available in multiple language dubs.
Real-Life Squid Game has been a trend among Youtube Influencers but no one made it close to the show as Mr. Beast. Thanks to his Sponsors, Mr. Beast can make a set close to the hit tv show and it is worth $3.5 million to build. They can get 456 players from his American subscribers. It all started when Mr. Beast made a TikTok video where he said that it reached a certain amount of follows he will make a real-life version of the show minus the deaths. Since there are no deaths, Players are eliminated by exploding blood bags used on movies but the liquid is green instead of Red to avoid Youtube demonetization. Since it is only a parody with no proper rights from Netflix, it is not a multi-episode series but a one-shot video.
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