“Squid Game”
Jeff Bezos excited about new Netflix success

Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) wants to escape his mountain of debt in “Squid Game”.


The Netflix series “Squid Game” is enjoying phenomenal success. Even Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is impressed by the hit from South Korea.

The South Korean Netflix series “Squid Game” is currently thrilling viewers all over the world. And the hype doesn’t stop at Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (57)! Over the weekend, the billionaire congratulated the Netflix CEOs via Twitter to the surprise success.

“Reed Hastings, Ted Sarandos and the Netflix team hit the mark so often. Their strategy of internationalization is not easy, but they make it work. Impressive and inspiring,” wrote the American, adding an article to his tweet about the Streaming hit added. “I can’t wait to watch the series,” he said happily.

Jeff Bezos: “Plain Admiration”

With Amazon Prime Video, Bezos’ company also offers a streaming service that regularly competes with Netflix. Many Twitter users were therefore confused after the entrepreneur’s tweet. “Something’s wrong,” commented film producer Franklin Leonard. However, Bezos immediately made it clear: “No, just plain admiration.”

“Squid Game” tells the story of heavily indebted people who compete against each other in children’s games. A jackpot worth millions awaits the winner. What at first glance looks like harmless gimmicks, however, quickly turns out to be a bitter struggle for survival.

Will “Squid Game” be the greatest Netflix series of all time?

According to a new report by Vulture, the dystopian drama topped the Netflix charts in 90 countries. According to forecasts, “Squid Game” could become the biggest Netflix series of all time, surpassing streaming numbers for “Bridgerton”, “The Witcher” and “Lupine”. Production has been trending on social media for days. The hashtag #squidgame has been used over 24 billion times on TikTok alone (as of October 4th).


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