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Netflix biggest original debut, 'Squid Game' clocks 111 million views in 27 days

Oct 13, 2021 20:30 IST | By Editorji News Desk

South Korean survivalist show 'Squid Game' is now officially Netflix’s biggest original series debut.

Netflix says, 9-part thriller, has become a worldwide sensation for Netflix since its launch less than a month ago. In a tweet Netflix said, 'Squid Game' has officially reached 111 million fans.

The Korean drama reached the total in just 27 days, since its release on September 17, easily crossing UK period drama 'Bridgerton', which was streamed by 82 million accounts in its first 28 days.

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Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos told a tech conference in California last month, that they were surprised by how popular 'Squid Game'. The OTT giant now plans to spend more than $500 million on content produced in South Korea this year.

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In 'Squid Game', cash-strapped contestants play games with deadly consequences in a bid to win $38 million.

The dystopian drama has inspired countless memes, Halloween costumes of the ubiquitous green tracksuits worn by contestants and real world recreations of the various games.

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