Reuters KIM HONG-JI
According to “Bloomberg” agency, according to internal figures with “Netflix”, the value of the series “The Squid Game” broadcast by the network, which is the largest series of its original production, is estimated at nearly $900 million.
In the nine-episode thriller, cash-strapped competitors play children’s games with deadly consequences in pursuit of a prize of 45.6 billion won ($38.58 million).
The series has caused an uproar in the world since its launch in September and has become a global concern.
Bloomberg reported that the series cost only about $21.4 million to produce.
According to the report that Bloomberg based its estimates on, 132 million people watched at least two minutes of the series in its first 23 days of release.