By THOUSIF INC
The show was originally called something else.
Hwang began working on the script over a decade ago.
"Squid Game" was originally meant to be a movie.
The walls in the players' room have doodles that foreshadow the games.
The first game's doll is a real creation you can visit.
The phone number in the first episode of the show is also real.
One of the challenges in the show is now a TikTok trend.
"Squid Game" might be helping to make similar shows popular on Netflix.
It's on track to be one of the best-performing shows in Netflix history.
There aren't yet any plans for a second season.
"Squid Game" uses a real-life news report in its last episode.
Lee Jung-Jae helped humanize "Squid Game" protagonist Gi-hun, according to Hwang.
"Squid Game" is Jung Ho-yeon's acting debut.
The green uniforms the contestants had to wear made sets very dusty.
Hwang originally wanted the masked guards to look like Boy Scouts.
Gi-hun's technique in the dalgona game was inspired by Hwang's strategy from when he was younger.
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