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'Squid Game' Was Almost Named Something Else!

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Squid Game is a massive hit on Netflix, but the name that’s everywhere at the moment was almost something completely different.

The hit Korean survival series was nearly named something else, until the director himself pushed to preserve the title. Click inside to read more… Netflix’s VP of Content in Asia Pacific, Minyoung Kim, revealed the story behind the name of the hit show in an interview with THR. “Squid Game, or ojingeo in Korean, is a real kids’ game here, but not all Koreans actually know it.

My generation knows it, but my niece’s generation probably wouldn’t. So, initially, we knew we wanted this show to travel but we were worried the title Squid Game wouldn’t resonate because not many people would get it,” she explained. “So we

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