The 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards announced its nominations today to honor the year’s best television performances, with the Korean drama series Squid Game receiving four nominations.
Actor Lee Jung-jae received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. Model and actress Jung Ho-yeon received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.
The cast, which included Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-jun, Oh Young-soo, Anupam Tripathi and Heo Sung-tae, received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. The drama also received a nomination for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series.
The story follows a group of debt-ridden individuals so desperate to change their lives that they are willing to play a series of potentially fatal games for a chance to win a prize of 45.6 million won.
Squid Game was released worldwide on September 17, 2021 and by November 2021 was the most-watched Netflix
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Actor Oh Young-soo recently won a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in this drama.
The 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony will take place on February 27.