Hwang Dong-hyuk, the creator of Netflix’s Squid Game, has said the show’s astronomical success has not translated into personal wealth for him.
Squid Game pits 456 debt-ridden players against each other, as they compete in a series of children’s games to win an enormous cash prize.
Ultimately, Dong-hyuk said, the show is “motivated by a simple idea: we are fighting for our lives in very unequal circumstances”.
The writer explained that the streaming service paid him as much as his original contract stipulated — eye-popping viewership figures notwithstanding.
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