The series revolves around a contest in which several players are drawn from different walks of life but each deeply in debt, play a series of children’s games for the chance to win 45.6 Billions in cash prize. Cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in a prize tempting game that awaits deadly high stakes.
Squid Game was released as OTT only series on September 17, 2021. Attracting more than a hundred million member households during its first four weeks from launch, it is Netflix’s most-watched series to date.
Its cast includes Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung.
Squid Game’s brutality is not for the faint of heart, but sharp social message and a surprisingly pleasant plot will keep viewers glued to the screen – even if it’s while watching between their fingers.