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Squid Game reality TV: The director of the series reacts to recent controversies

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Squid Game is a hit on Netflix, record numbers, goodies, controversy and now a reality show that has sparked other controversies. Moreover, Hwang Dong-hyeok, the creator of the series, has just taken the floor to answer these last.

Squid Game, a record series

Although Hwang Dong-hyeok struggled to adapt his screenplay for the small screen, getting many rejections from the producers, Squid Game was born; better, the series was a hit when it was launched on Netflix and pocketed all the records. Even recently, the production was entitled to a unique reward: it was the first non-English series to be nominated for the Emmy Award for Best Drama Series.

Of course, with such enthusiasm, the franchise had the right to several youths, with including events in major cities, goodies, a Season 2 (which is currently in production) and especially reality TV. It is obviously this latest news that has provoked an epidermal reaction from many of the fans.

Hwang Dong-hyeok reacts in turn

Squid Game reality TV: The director of the series reacts to recent controversies

Seeing a Squid Game reality show called Squid Game: The Challenge land, is not seen with a very good eye, you have understood it. It must be said that the Korean series is above all a critique of capitalism and the world of reality TV by showing what can happen if the formula is pushed to its limits. However, Hwang Dong-hyeok disagrees with the recent opinions given by the public to The Challenge and even hopes that this new proposal will be in line with his initial vision.

Yes, I am aware of the creation of the reality show. I actually met the designer yesterday, and he had a lot of questions for me. What I hope is that they will take as much of my vision and intentions for the show as possible. Hwang Dong-hyeok, director of Squid Game

For those who don’t know, this new show will have 456 people competing in various playoff mini-games and winning it all for a sweet prize of $4.56 million.

The director adds at the same time that he understands the reactions of people, but he also specifies that this time, it is indeed only a game: “there will be no bloodshed during trials”.

I know there are concerns about taking this message and turning it into a reality show with a prize, but I feel like when you take it too Seriously, that’s not the best way to go in the entertainment industry. ‘Hwang Dong-hyeok