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‘Squid Game’ earns four historic Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations

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  • “Squid Game” was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Awards’ (SAG) Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series.
  • Cast member Lee Jung-jae was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series while his co-star Jung Ho-yeon was also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, respectively.
  • “Squid Game” co-creator and filmmaker Hwang Dong-hyuk referred to the nominations as his “happiest moment.”
  • The 2022 SAG Awards ceremony will take place Feb. 27 in Santa Monica, California.

The South Korean hit series “Squid Game” has made history by becoming the first non-English TV show to earn Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG) nominations. 

The Netflix show, which became a global phenomenon following its launch in September, earned nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series.