The ‘Squid Game’ on Netflix is causing a stir like none before. The money chaser starts with a healthy dose of reality. It didn’t take long for it to become a hot topic among those who were fast to get on the trend bandwagon.
According to Bloomberg, the nine-part series has now earned 900 million dollars since its premiere on September 17. Netflix’s estimation is based on the fact that 132 million individuals watched the show for at least 2 minutes. Following a record-breaking 111 million viewers, ‘Squid Game’ also became the most-watched Netflix show as of last week.
The actors have been climbing the ladder of popularity. One interview, one endorsement, and one TV show appearance at a time. With an original 2.4 million USD per episode show that raked in a total budget of 21.4 million USD for production.
The show has been praised for its depiction of the harsh realities of the world. Several twists and turns add to an already intriguing plot. However, one has to question what it is that has everyone hooked on the bloody and gory drama. The lack of empathy for the value of life is put up as a question worth millions of dollars, literally, in an ironic graphic of its position as adults battle for a pot of money with children’s games.
With little information on Netflix’s official stats, the ‘Squid Game’ rule appears to be becoming more real as it rises to the top.
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