‘Squid Game’s Alternate Ending Would Have Completely Changed the Show

Squid Game may have been a pop culture sensation, but never underestimate the power of a bad ending.

Whether it’s Mass Effect 3 or Game of Thrones, a bad landing can threaten plans for a would-be franchise.

The ninth episode of Squid Game was nominated for an Outstanding Writing Emmy, but wasn’t without its share of critics, including LeBron James.

When asked by The Guardian about the legendary athlete’s thoughts, series creator Hwang Dong-hyuk retorted, “Have you seen Space Jam 2?” before acknowledging the difference of opinion.

“I’m very thankful he watched the whole series.

But I wouldn’t change my ending.

That’s my ending.” However, it wasn’t always.

The finale that broadcast was only decided late in the process, the capstone of a decade of Squid Game’s development from feature film script to Netflix series.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly a couple…

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