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Squid wins big at SAG Awards

Squid wins big at SAG Awards

Screenshot from the game Squid

Screenshot from the game Squid
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squid game She ran off with three SAG Awards Sunday night, making it the most award-winning media in the entire show. Main actors Lee JOng Jae and Jung Ho Yeon won for their individual and group performances work stunt On the show, an actor was also torn.

The Screen Actors Guild Annual Awards is held as a guild-supported show that highlights outstanding achievements in aketting. The SAG Awards are voted on by 2,100 randomly selected members of the SAG-AFTRA consortium, and an actor’s win is generally considered an indicator of the Academy Awards winners, which were announced at the end of March.

kuda He came in as an underdog winner in the film category, making history as the first d/Deaf and Paralympic actors to be nominated. kuda Actor Troy Kotsur won his first Best Supporting Actor award, The first An actor is given to a deaf person, absolutely, and not only in an individual category.

and then, squid game came and wontthree times. any Lovely Striking because the SAG-AFTRA formula is based in the United States, the showy, extremely violent and deep Korean production may not hit the majority of voters. fact, squid game It is the first Korean TV show and the first foreign language series to win a cast at the SAG Awards. fact that squid game Not only did he win, but he scored a big win, marking another turning point among the voting public.

which door Bong Joon Ho opened with parasite The historic win for Best Picture at the Academy Awards in 2021 was truly taken down, as Korean films established themselves as a media contender, cementing South Korean cultural imports as a mainstay for the future. I mean most Zoom or millennials there At least you heard about BTS.

but only because squid game Won, doesn’t mean there will be a new surge of K-Drama entries in US-based award shows. Netflix was able to get in squid game at the Federation Awards because they funded a large portion of the show, then handed over creative control to creator Hwang Dong Hyuk, who designed A deeply Korean masterpiece. However, that’s because Netflix is ​​sharing squid game It is located in an in-between area where it is both locally funded and internationally produced, making it eligible for both domestic and international Emmys. (But as diverse Reports, double-dipping rules prevent him from entering to win Both awards.)

It will be useful to see how Netflix handles the awards We are all dead, the latest critically acclaimed hyper-violent K-Drama, later in the year. While it didn’t reach that kind of effect squid game He has (a long order, considering squid game Do most watched Netflix show all times,) We are all dead It would be a better indication of how K-dramas will present themselves at US award shows.

regardless, squid game He demonstrated that there is a desire to have international – and specifically Korean – sensibilities in television. Considering that both Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon were up against actors Successiona powerful dramatic contender that showcased the failures of the American Dream through bold realism and backroom politics, there seems to be room across the board for more diverse and absurd stories in the American media landscape.


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