From time to time, surprises arrive on Netflix that become truly global hits. Although the company is responsible for producing a lot of filler content, there are some titles that impact the platform, climbing to the top not only of national consumption, but also globally. Example of the above The Squid Game – 100%, series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk that has turned social networks upside down in every way. New information maintains that it is on the verge of becoming the most watched foreign series on the platform.
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The Squid Game It has a premise that is not enjoyable in the film and television industry, however, the development of the plot, as well as the visual resources to reinforce the narrative are what have taken it to the number 1 position in the global rankings. The synopsis reads: “Hundreds of short-lived gamblers accept a strange invitation to compete in children’s games. Inside, an irresistible prize awaits them … and a mortal risk. ” It premiered on September 17 on Netflix and very quickly became the most consumed of the moment.
According to Netflix and other platforms related to the metric in the catalog, The Squid Game is very close to becoming the most watched series on Netflix. Deadline reports that Ted Sarandos, CEO of Netflix, is very satisfied with the results and does not lose hope that it will become number 1. On the other hand, sites like Flix Patrol already have the series as the most successful, surpassing other hits of the platform such as Sex Education or La Casa de Papel. It is clear that the series of Hwang It has come to impact popular culture and we will most likely witness its exploitation in the years to come.
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Even if you haven’t seen The Squid GameSurely you have come across numerous memes of the series on social networks. During the last weekend we observed a surprising increase in viral content about the series. Fix Patrol also reports that Squid Game It is number one in mentions of Twitter and number four in those of Instagram. The impact that it continues to produce among locals and strangers will only increase the number of reproductions on the platform and, therefore, the success.
The hallyu wave is doing its thing again with The Squid Game and is reinforced by players of great weight in the South Korean industry such as Lee Jung-jae, Hae-soo Park, Hoyeon Jung or super luxury guests like Yoo Gong (Zombie Station: Busan Train – 95%) and Lee Byung-hun (A pierced life). Although Netflix has not confirmed the realization of a second season, its production is more than obvious, so successful can not remain parked forever.
Netflix has given him the big one with The Squid Game and it is unstoppable. It had been a while since a non-English series (with the exception of The Money Heist) will become the weekend regimen with family marathons across the globe. Although numerous streaming platforms have appeared in recent years, Netflix shows that its leadership is still final and that no original series from another platform will be able to beat its biggest titles, the company’s global reach is too great.
When will we see the premiere of a second season for The Squid Game? We just hope that the new chapters do not lose in the process that spark that distinguishes them and that made the first block the biggest of today.
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