Washington [US]: Squid Game’s series of wins proceeds! The South Korean show has turned into the main non-English series to be assigned for various Emmys.
‘Squid Game’ procured a sum of 14 Emmy selections, including for Outstanding Drama Series. Star Lee Jung-jae got a gesture for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, while Jung Ho-yeon was selected for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Park Hae-soo and Oh Yeong-su both got gestures in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series classification. Show maker Hwang Dong-hyuk received nominations in writing and directing, Variety reported.
Hwang Dong-hyuk created the series for Netflix; the first season starred Lee Jung-jae (who plays Gi-hun), Park Hae-soo (Sang-woo) and Jung Ho-yeon (Sae-byeok).
And in the win column, the show received SAG Awards honors for male actor (Lee) and female actor (Jung). Lee also won the Independent Spirit Award for male performance in a new scripted series, and drama actor at the Critics Choice Awards. (Additionally, O Yeong-su won at this year’s untelevised Golden Globes for supporting actor in a drama. The Emmy ceremony is set for September 12 and will air on NBC, with a host yet to be announced.
In the mean time, the producers are good to go to concoct the second time of ‘Squid Game’, which is a fierce parody where society’s underestimated seek cash in deadly renditions of kids’ games.