On July 13 (KST), the Emmy Awards officially announced its nominees for this year. Netflix blockbuster “Squid Game” and its cast are among the nominated candidates on Primetime Emmy Awards nominations list in 2022.
Netflix “Squid Game” Earns 14 Nominations, Including Top Awards for Primetime Emmy Awards 2022
The First Non-English Language Series to Earn Emmy Awards Nomination
“Squid Game,” a Netflix original series that premiered in September 2021, gained massive attention from the audience worldwide. The Korean survival drama created a global phenomenon and became Netflix’s most-watched series of all time. In addition, the Korean series has received multiple awards; the most recent one was the SAG award for ‘Best Male Actor,’ won by Lee Jung Jae, and “Best Female Actor,” won by Jung Ho Yeon.
This year, the Netflix “Squid Game” continues to make history as it has been nominated for Emmy Awards with 14 nominations. In addition, the Korean survival drama series also created a new record by becoming the first non-English language in Emmys history for an outstanding drama series nomination.
The series also received nominations for top awards such as “outstanding directing for a drama series,” “outstanding lead actor,” and “outstanding supporting actress/actor.” And it’s nothing but green lights for “Squid Game” cast members Lee Jung Jae, Jung Ho Yeon, Park Hae Soo, Oh Yeong Su, and Lee You Mi to receive nominations for Emmy Awards 2022.
Netflix “Squid Game” Nominations
Here are Netflix megahit “Squid Game” nominations for Emmy Awards 2022:
1. Outstanding Drama Series
2. Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
3. Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
4. Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Contemporary Program
5. Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series
6. Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
7. Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
8. Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Single Episode
9. Outstanding Stunt Performance
10. Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series (Lee Jung Jae as Seong Gi Hun)
11. Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series (Park Hae Soo as Cho Sang Woo)
12. Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series (Oh Yeong Su as Oh Il Nam)
13. Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series (Jung Ho Yeon as Kang Sae Byeok)
14. Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series (Lee You Mi as Ji Yeong)
Congratulations to the “Squid Game” cast and crew on their historic nominations!
The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2022 will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, and will be broadcast on NBC on Monday, September 12, 2022.
Finally, will “Squid Game” create more history, Kdrama fans? And which of these nominations do you think the ‘Red Light Green Light’ drama can secure? Let us know in the comments below.
In the meantime, check out Park Hae Soo, Jung Ho Yeon, and Lee Jung Jae, giving a closer look at their characters in Squid Game below.
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