South Korea: “Squid Game” nominated for 3 awards at the Golden Globes

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South Korean Netflix TV series “Squid Game” was nominated in three categories at the 79th Golden Globe Awards, South Korean media reported, citing the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

According to the HFPA, “Squid Game” was nominated for “Best TV Series-Drama”, “Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series” and “Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role on TV” awards.

For the “Best TV Series-Drama” category, the following television series were also nominated: “Lupine”, “The Morning Show”, “Pose” and “Succession”. “Squid Game” lead actor Lee Jung-jae was nominated for Best Actor in a Television Series, along with Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong of “Sucession”, Billy Porter of “Pose” and Omar Sy of “Lupine”. For Best Supporting Actor, O Yeong-su of “Squid Game” was nominated along with Billy Grudup and Mark Duplass of “The Morning Show”, Kieran Culkin of “Succession” and Brett Goldstein of “Ted Lasso” .

It is the first time that a South Korean television series has obtained nominations for the Golden Globe Awards, considered as an indicator for the next Oscars. Director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” won four Oscars in 2020 just after receiving the Best Foreign Language Film award at the Golden Globes.

The winners of the Golden Globe Awards will be announced on January 9, 2022. “Squid Game” had a total of 1.65 billion hours of streaming in its first four weeks of airing, making it the most watched Netflix content of all. the temperature.