Netflix original series 'Squid Game' has become the first Korean drama to top the United States' Netflix show ranking.
On September 21, 'Squid Game' became the #1 ranked show in the U.S. Netflix 'Top 10 in the U.S. Today' list. 2nd place went to 'Sex Education', and 3rd place went to 'Clickbait'. The highest record held by a Korean Netflix series was previously held by 'Sweet Home', which had ranked #3 in the United States. 'Squid Game' has now broken this record by achieving 1st place in the United States.
'Squid Game' depicts the story of various people who participate in a mysterious survival game that offers the winner 45.6 billion won. The players all risk their lives playing deadly games in order to become the ultimate victor. Director Hwang Dong Hyuk, known for his hit film 'The Crucible (Silenced)' and comedy film 'Miss Granny', took on this project. Lee Jung Jae, Park Hae Soo, Oh Young Soo, Wi Ha Joon, Jung Ho Yeon, Ha Sung Tae, Lee Yoo Mi, and more star in this Netflix series.
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