Netflix might have one other hit on its arms. The streaming service’s new Korean-language collection “Squid Game” is slated to be the corporate’s “biggest” present of all time.
Netflix’s co-CEO Ted Sarandos defined in the course of the annual Code Convention Monday that “Squid Game” will “definitely” be the streamer’s greatest non-English collection.
“[There’s] a very good chance it’s going to be our biggest show ever,” he stated concerning the present, which premiered Sept. 17.
“Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children’s games,” the present’s description reads. “Inside, a tempting prize awaits — with deadly high stakes.”
In accordance with Rotten Tomatoes, the present has a 100% critic rating primarily based on seven evaluations whereas it has an 87% viewers rating from 540 person rankings.
For “Squid Game” to be the most popular collection thus far on Netflix, it must beat the Spanish collection “Money Heist.” The drama’s fourth season is now Netflix’s sixth-biggest debut with 65 million households watching within the first 28 days of its premiere.
Including to that record is Shonda Rhimes’ hit romance collection “Bridgerton,” which is Netflix’s greatest collection thus far. About 82 million households considered the horny British Regency-era present inside the first month of its debut.
All these eyeballs watching younger folks have intercourse in corsets whereas a gossip columnist runs round spilling their secrets and techniques, earned the steamy collection a Season 2 renewal.