Movie streaming platform, Netflix has announced that Korean blockbuster series ‘Squid Game’ has officially become its most watched series worldwide.
According to the streaming giant in a tweet on Tuesday, the series had hit 111 million worldwide views knocking off 2020 series ‘Bridgerton’ with its record of 82 million views.
‘Squid Game’ has remained on Netflix’s top 10 list in 94 countries and is also the first-ever Korean series to reach number one in the United States.
The Korean series premiered to instant acclaim on September 17 and has continued to the set viral trends on social platforms.
Interestingly, the series was not always a potential hit. The movie director, Hwang Dong-hyuk revealed in an interview that the streaming giant first turned down the script which was originally written as a feature film.