In a candid interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Sandra Bullock spoke about the recent success of her Netflix film, "The Unforgivable," and her thoughts on how the streaming giant has changed the game in Hollywood for aging actresses and international content.
As mentioned in this Deadline article, 2021 was the year of "Squid Game." The runaway Netflix hit grabbed the world's attention and refused to let go, quickly nabbing the title "Netflix's biggest show ever" as the title lived rent-free in everyone's heads and endless discussions raged about what angry anti-capitalist messages writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk embedded in his now iconic work.
You have four weeks before 2021 turns into 2022, and that, regardless of how much proactivity you took or how much procrastinating you did, is plenty of time to catch up with what you may have missed. Here are eight shows and movies you need to see before 2021 comes to an end!
In a recent interview with Variety, "Squid Game" writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk commented upon how firearm safety on South Korean sets differed from American sets. And, the reason there's a difference may come as a surprise.
In a recent interview with the Associated Press, "Squid Game" creator Hwang Dong-hyuk confirms that season 2 is coming. In the brief interaction, Hwang notes the incredible pressure and demand regarding the runaway Netflix hit and how he's currently in the planning process to bring Seong Gi-Hun's adventures back on screen.
With the success of Netflix's smash hit "Squid Game," the demand of Asian content has seemingly brought out the competitive spirit from different content hubs in the region. With Chinese streaming service iQiyi boldly declaring themselves in The Hollywood Reporter as the premiere service for pan-Asian content and Taiwan enticing foreign co-productions with the island's lack of censorship and generous rebate incentives, it seems that every Asian country wants to distinguish themselves as Hollywood's next go-to location for inventive, high production TV and film.
Squid Game is the dystopian, death threatening Netflix show that has taken the world by storm. Making history with 142 million household views, the show has become a hit in a way that no one saw coming - not even Netflix.
With "Squid Game" becoming Netflix's biggest show, the South Korean hit is taking over the cultural consciousness and becoming the subject of think pieces. However, "Squid Game" isn't the only foreign language show on the streaming giant that deserves praise - in fact, I would even venture to say that it's not even the only South Korean Netflix show that deserves some shine.