Oct 7, 2021

Squid Game: Netflix to edit out key phone number from gory series

The gory South Korean drama sees cash-strapped contestants invited to ring the number to take part in life-and-death children's games for money. The woman said the number actually came through to her phone - and she had been inundated with requests to play. Netflix has not commented on the compensation claims, but it has urged fans of the show to refrain from calling the number. "Together with the production company, we are working to resolve this matter, including editing scenes with phone numbers where necessary," Netflix said on Wednesday. The show first aired on 17 September and Netflix says it reached the number one spot in 90 countries in just 10 days.

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