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“Squid Game” Snags 4 Historic Nominations For “28th Screen Actors Guild Awards”

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Squid Game has made history once again!

Netflix’s hit Korean drama series Squid Game has now become the first non-English-speaking drama and the first Korean drama to be nominated for the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Record-breaking Korean TV series

Earlier today, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards officially announced this year’s nominees. Squid Game snagged a total of four nominations in the TV series category. Firstly, the Korean drama series has been nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. Notably, this is the top prize in the SAG Awards’ drama category. The other nominees are The Handmaid’s Tale, The Morning Show, Succession, and Yellowstone.

Lee Jung Jae, the lead actor expressed his gratitude, “I am very happy to be nominated for the ensemble category with the actors of ‘Squid Game’. The moments we did are vivid in our memory. In those unforgettable memories, the ensemble nomination will now be remembered with precious tears of emotion.”

Next, Squid Game is also vying for the Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a TV series alongside Cobra Kai, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, and Mare of Easttown.

In addition, Lee Jung Jae earned a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama series. Jung Ho Yeon was likewise nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.

Lee Jung Jae is going up against Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, and Jeremy Strong of Succession, and Billy Crudup of The Morning Show. Meanwhile, Jung Ho Yeon is facing off against Jenifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon of The Morning Show, Elisabeth Moss of The Handmaid’s Tale, and Sarah Snook of Succession.

Meanwhile, the 28th American Actors Guild Awards will happen on February 27.

Source: Sports Chosun