Squid Game: How Director Hwang Dong-hyuk work was rejected for 10 years & had to sell his laptop due to hardship

Squid Game is currently is the number 1 watched series in over 90 countries across the world and on its way to become the most-watched show in the history of Netflix.

However, the story behind the series as narrated by Director Hwang Dong-hyuk is one of persistence, because after writing the story in 2009, his work was rejected by several studios for 10 years.

Today, everybody is talking about Squid Game.

Squid Game Director, Hwang Dong-hyuk

The Numbers Game on Twitter revealed that Hwang Dong-hyuk had to sell his laptop when he was severely hit with hardship due to his inability to bring the story he believed so much in into reality.

‘Squid Game’ creator Hwang Dong-hyuk wrote the show in 2009 but was rejected by studios for 10 years. He once had to stop writing the script + sell his $675 laptop due to money struggles. Today, it’s #1 in 90 countries + set to become the most-watched show in Netflix history.

The WTF on Twitter also corroborated this piece of the story by writing.

‘Squid Game’ creator Hwang Dong-hyuk wrote the show in 2009 but was rejected by studios for 10 years. He once had to stop writing & sell his $675 laptop due to money struggles. Today, it’s #1 in 90 countries & set to become the most-watched show in Netflix history.

Hwang Dong-hyuk is known for his sharp social commentary, and he has a history of making films about social issues. His second film, The Crucible (Silenced), was about the scandal at South Korea’s Gwangju Inhwa School for the Deaf. An institution has a history of mistreating students. The film went on to spark a massive anti-child-abuse movement.

According to Comicbook, the writer of The Squid Game says, “I took up filmmaking because I was so frustrated by all these unresolved social issues I saw.” We can see how much the world has changed us through films. You can’t change society with a single film, but considering the aftermath of its release, we can consider the power of film in positively affecting society.”

Squid Game is streaming on Netflix.

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