Netflix's 'Squid Game' is reportedly worth almost $900 million

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Scene from "Squid Game" by Netflix

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Netflix's deed TV show "Squid Game" volition reportedly make almost $900 million, according to interior documents reviewed by Bloomberg.

The quality comes days aft the institution said the South Korean bid became its biggest bid motorboat ever, topping 111 cardinal viewers globally since its Sept. 17 release. Squid Game bushed retired "Bridgerton," which reached astir 82 cardinal households wrong its archetypal 28 days connected the platform. "Squid Game" reportedly outgo Netflix conscionable $21.4 cardinal to produce.

Bloomberg said the figures amusement 132 cardinal radical watched astatine slightest 2 minutes of the bid during the 23 days aft it launched. Netflix reportedly estimates that 89% of radical who started the amusement watched astatine slightest 1 episode.

"Squid Game" is simply a gory dystopian bid that follows fictional contestants arsenic they vie successful a bid of children's games successful the hopes of winning wealth and wage disconnected mounting debt. Contestants are killed if they suffer a game.

Earlier this month, a South Korean net supplier sued Netflix aft it claimed the popularity of the bid led to a surge successful web traffic.

Netflix has stake large connected planetary maturation successful caller years, investing successful foreign-language shows similar "Money Heist." The institution said earlier this twelvemonth it plans to walk $500 cardinal to make contented successful South Korea, wherever paid subscribers topped 3.8 cardinal astatine the extremity of past year.

Other companies including Disney person besides stepped up accumulation efforts successful Asia and abroad, wherever accumulation costs are often cheaper than successful the U.S.

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