Squid Game

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Squid Game
Hangul오징어 게임
Revised RomanizationOjing-eo Geim
McCune–ReischauerOjingŏ Keim
Genre
Created byHwang Dong-hyuk
Written byHwang Dong-hyuk
Directed byHwang Dong-hyuk
Starring
Composer(s)Jung Jae-il
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9 (list of episodes)
Production
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time32–63 minutes
Production company(s)Siren Pictures Inc.[2]
DistributorNetflix
Budget$21.4 million
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format
Audio formatDolby Atmos
Original releaseSeptember 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)
Other websites
Website
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Squid Game is a 2021 South Korean survival drama television series created for Netflix. It was created by Hwang Dong-hyuk. It is about a contest where 456 players play a series of deadly children's games to win 45.6 billion.

Plot[change | change source]

Cast[change | change source]

Actor/Actress Character
Lee Jung-jae Seong Gi-hun
Park Hae-soo Cho Sang-woo
Wi Ha-joon Hwang Jun-ho
Jung Ho-yeon Kang Sae-byeok (North Korean defector)
O Yeong-su Oh Il-nam

References[change | change source]

  1. "Squid Game: the smash-hit South Korean horror is a perfect fit for our dystopian mood". the Guardian. 2021-09-30. Retrieved 2021-10-27.
  2. Lee, Julie (August 10, 2021). "Squid Game invites you to deadly childhood games on September 17". Netflix Media Center. Archived from the original on August 11, 2021. Retrieved August 12, 2021.