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Squid Game’s creator: ‘I’m not that rich. It’s not like Netflix paid me a bonus’ https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2021/oct/26/squid-games-creator-rich-netflix-bonus-hwang-dong-hyuk

Squid Game’s creator: ‘I’m not that rich. It’s not like Netflix paid me a bonus’

theguardian.com

published 10/26/2021

author

Stuart Jeffries

summary

The smash hit survival drama has earned Netflix £650m. But the stress of making it cost Hwang Dong-hyuk six teeth – and he hasn’t been paid any extra. He reveals the family disaster that inspired his hyper-violent capitalism satire