The actor shared a brief message of thanks to the Korean audience in his native language, and the new Emmys additional chyron also includes a pre-written thank-you message from the winner. . The overwhelming success of the Korean series will hopefully mark a turning point for American award shows, which have rarely made headlines with non-English series. In addition to Lee, actors Park Hae-soo, Oh Young-soo, and Jung Ho-yeon from “Squid Game” were all nominated in the main acting categories this year, while Lee You-mi took first place. guest.
“Squid Game” also dominated last week’s Creative Arts Emmys competition, taking home the trophy for special effects, stunt work, and production design. Filmmaker Hwang took to the stage in the early hours of this evening to accept the award for Best Director for a Drama Series for “Red Light, Green Light”. That episode’s title refers to the deadly game characters playing on the show, which Lee and co-star Jung had joked about earlier the evening when handing out the “Saturday Night Live” team award.
An international phenomenon with a second season coming soon, “Squid Game” is now officially Netflix’s biggest hit show of all time. In the first month on streamers alone, people reportedly watched 1.65 billion hours of the series. And while awards shows often seem subconsciously biased, award-winning titles pop into memory recently, “Squid Game” remains on the minds of many voters. from last September. In fact, next week marks a year since the hit show’s release – what better way to celebrate with a well-earned trophy?
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