Netflix adds Squid Game creator’s three movies for fans to watch

On Thursday, Netflix revealed by means of Twitter that the service has actually made 3 South Korean function movies directed by Squid Video Game developer Hwang Dong-hyuk offered to stream in the United States. This statement is available in the wake of Squid Video Game ending up being the most popular initial series on Netflix, following the launching of its very first season back in September.

These movies consist of the 2011 police procedural Silenced starring Gong Yoo, who appears in Squid Video Game; the 2014 comedy-drama Miss Granny starring Na Moon-hee and Shim Eun-kyung; and the 2017 historic drama The Fortress starring Kim Yoon-seok and Lee Byung-hun, the latter of whom likewise appears in Squid Video Game as the masked “Front Man” leading the video games.

Based upon genuine occasions, Silenced follows Kang In-ho (Gong Yoo), a freshly worked with art instructor at a school for hearing-impaired kids who reveals a terrible conspiracy of sexual attacks amongst the school’s professors. Miss Granny centers on the story of Oh Mal-soon (Na Moon-hee), a foul-mouthed 74-year-old widow who unbelievely restores her 20-year-old look. Embed in 1636, 2017’s The Fortress stars Lee Byung-hun as Choi Myung-kil, a retainer of the King Injo (Park Hae-il) of the Joseon Kingdom who clashes with his equivalent Kim Sang-hun (Kim Yoon-seok) as whether to give up to the advancing Qing forces or resist their intrusion. In addition to directing, Hwang Dong-hyuk has a composing credit on all 3 movies.

Squid Video Game is among a number of Korean programs and functions, consisting of Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning black funny thriller Parasite and Park Chan-wook’s sensual mental thriller The Handmaiden, to delight in gushing industrial and crucial success in the United States in the last few years. The series has actually not yet been formally restored for a 2nd season by Netflix, and Hwang Dong-hyuk revealed in an interview with Range that he might go back to directing functions prior to going back to Squid Video Game which he had actually not yet established any concepts for season 2.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.