November 29, 2022

 The survival drama “Squid Sport” earned 14 nominations together with greatest drama collection at this yr’s Primetime Emmy Awards, changing into the primary South Korean TV present to compete at America’s largest honor for the broadcasting trade.

The Academy of Tv Arts and Sciences on Tuesday (U.S. time) unveiled the ultimate record of nominations for the 2022 Emmys awarded to greatest primetime TV applications from June 1, 2021 to Could 31, 2022.

“Squid Sport,” a Korean-language Netflix authentic collection, was up for 14 prizes, together with Excellent Drama Collection, Excellent Lead Actor in a Drama Collection (Lee Jung-jae), Excellent Supporting Actress in a Drama Collection (Jung Ho-yeon), Excellent Supporting Actor in a Drama Collection (Oh Yeong-su and Park Hae-soo), Excellent Directing and Writing For a Drama Collection (Hwang Dong-hyuk) and Excellent Visitor Actress In a Drama Collection (Lee You-mi).

“Squid Sport” is the primary South Korean-made content material to be included within the remaining record of nominees for Primetime Emmy Awards, one of many 4 main American awards for performing arts and leisure.

It’s also the primary non-English language collection to vie for tv’s high honor on the Primetime Emmys.

For one of the best drama collection award, “Squid Sport” will deal with “Higher Name Saul,” “Euphoria,” “Ozark,” “Severance,” “Stranger Issues,” “Succession” and “Yellowjackets.”

In one of the best actor class, Lee is listed with Jason Bateman from “Ozark,” Brian Cox and Jeremy Sturdy from “Succession,” Bob Odenkirk from “Higher Name Saul” and Adam Scott from “Severance.”

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Jung Ho-yeon will vie for one of the best supporting actress prize with Patricia Arquette from “Severance,” Julia Garner from “Ozark,” Christina Ricci from “Yellowjackets,” Rhea Seehorn from “Higher Name Saul,” J. Smith-Cameron and Sarah Snook from “Succession” and Sydney Sweeney from “Euphoria.”

For one of the best supporting actor prize, Oh Yeong-su and Park Hae-soo compete with Nicholas Braun and Matthew Macfadyen from “Succession,” Billy Crudup from “The Morning Present,” John Turturro and Christopher Walken from “Severance.”

Lee You-mi was nominated within the class for one of the best visitor actress in a drama collection, together with Marcia Homosexual Harden from “The Morning Present,” Martha Kelly from “Euphoria,” Hope Davis, Sanaa Lathan and Harriet Walter from “Succession.”

Director-writer Hwang Dong-hyuk was nominated for greatest directing in a drama collection, together with the administrators of “Ozark,” “Severance,” “Succession” and “Yellowjackets.”

Hwang was additionally named a nominee for greatest writing in a drama collection together with the writers of “Higher Name Saul,” “Ozark,” “Severance,” “Succession” and “Yellowjackets.”

“Squid Sport” additionally obtained nods in six different classes, together with Excellent Cinematography For a Single-Digital camera Collection (One Hour), Excellent Authentic Major Title Theme Music and Excellent Manufacturing Design For a Narrative Modern Program (One Hour Or Extra).

“Squid Sport” has made historical past since its launch, changing into Netflix’s most profitable collection within the streamer’s historical past, with 1.65 billion hours of viewing within the first 4 weeks of launch.

And it has additionally earned trophies at U.S. main leisure awards that non-English initiatives haven’t gained, together with the Display screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globes and Critics Alternative Awards.

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Creator Hwang, who has normally made characteristic movies, together with the historic drama “The Fortress,” all through his profession, mentioned he hopes “Squid Sport,” his first TV collection, additional makes a giant splash within the world present enterprise, decreasing the cultural and language limitations.

“I’m so happy and honored that ‘Squid Sport’ grew to become the primary non-English-language present to win an Emmy nomination,” director Hwang mentioned by way of Netflix. “I hope ‘Squid Sport”s nomination will assist pave the best way for the world to beat the language and cultural limitations and revel in and perceive one another’s content material.”

Lead actor Lee, who additionally grew to become the primary Asian actor to get a nod from the Emmys, thanked world followers and crew members of “Squid Sport.”

“It’s an honor to be listed as a nominee together with nice actors,” he mentioned. “I need to share this pleasure with followers who love ‘Squid Sport’ and our ‘Squid Sport’ crew.”

In the meantime, HBO’s “Succession” was the most-nominated program of 2022, incomes 25 nods, together with excellent drama.

The awards ceremony will likely be held stay on Sept. 12