‘Squid Game’ earns three Critics Choice nominations

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‘Squid Game’ earns three Critics Choice nominations

The poster for Netflix's ″Squid Game″ [NETFLIX]

The poster for Netflix's ″Squid Game″ [NETFLIX]

 
The hit Netflix Korea original series “Squid Game” received three nominations for the 27th Critics Choice Awards.
 
The nominations for the annual awards ceremony were announced on Monday.
 
“Squid Game” is nominated in the Best Drama Series and Best Foreign Language Series categories, while actor Lee Jung-jae, who stars in the show as Gi-hun (Player 456), is nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
 
In the 25th edition, director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” (2019) won two awards: Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film.
 
Last year, actor Youn Yuh-jung was nominated for Best Actress for her role in the Oscar-winning film “Minari” (2020), but the award went to Bulgarian actor Maria Bakalova.
 
The 27th Critics Choice Awards are set to air on Jan. 9 next year.

BY SHIN MIN-HEE [shin.minhee@joongang.co.kr]
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