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‘Squid Game’ creator Zings LeBron James for his review of the show – Deadline

LeBron James didn’t like the ending of the hit Netflix show squid game, as he recently told in a viral video.
Now, show creator Hwang Dong-hyuk has hit back at the Los Angeles Lakers star, actor and entertainment director.
Asked about his reaction to James’ criticism by The Guardian, he said, “Have you seen ‘Space Jam 2’?”

He added: “LeBron James is cool and can say whatever he wants. I respect that. I’m so grateful he watched the whole show. But I wouldn’t change my ending.

EARLIER: SPOILER ALERT: The following story contains Netflix ending details squid game.

LeBron James had some choice words for squid gameafter a Lakers press conference.

After James’ postgame presser for the Los Angeles Lakers’ preseason loss to the Golden State Warriors, the four-time NBA champion sat down with teammate Anthony Davis to discuss protagonist Gi-hun, played by Lee. Jung-jae. , and the end of the Korean survival drama that took the world by storm.

For the uninitiated, squid game is a survival drama set in Seoul, where hundreds of cash-strapped contestants have given up their lifetime right to play children’s games for a chance to win a $38 million grand prize. Lose any round and prepare for a gruesome death.

The ending in question was the final scene in the Season 1 finale when Gi-hun, after winning the multimillion-dollar grand prize that left hundreds dead, reverses his direction to the plane that would reunite him with his estranged daughter.

“Are you finishing it? Did you?” James was seen asking Davis in video captured by Orange County Register Lakers reporter Kyle Goon.

After Davis confirmed his full viewing of the most-watched Netflix series of all time, the 17-time NBA All-Star gave his thoughts on the nine-episode series’ conclusion.

“I didn’t like the ending,” James told Davis. “Get on the f-king flight to see your daughter. What are you doing?”

The Akron, Ohio native criticized Gi-hun’s logic and suggested that the winner of the game should settle for their winnings.

James continued: “It’s [45 billion] won. Like, my brother, he won the game.

Since debuting last month, the Hwang Dong-hyuk-directed series has quickly reached No. 1 on Netflix in 90 countries in its first 10 days. Since yesterday, squid game supplanted Bridgerton to become Netflix’s biggest series launch ever, amassing 111 million total viewers.