The Mexican version of The Squid Game, comes to the small screen of Mexicans with the chapter of The Rose of Guadalupe Inspired by the popular Korean Netflix series. The chapter is entitled “The Sicario Game” and was released on November 16.
In the chapter, a teenager becomes addicted to a hit man game from his cell phone, which makes him violent and leads him to attack one of his companions. Later, he receives a message to join a group of real-life hitmen, who capture him and take him to their barracks, where several young men appear dressed in the same clothes as in the Korean Netflix series .
In recent years, La Rosa de Guadalupe became one of the most important shows in Mexico and Televisa, with more than 1657 episodes broadcast to date.
In recent months, it had already been rumored on social networks that the famous television show of Televisa, I already planned to do a chapter inspired by The Squid GameSince the program has taken inspiration from the most popular trends for the creation of its chapters on previous occasions.
However, rumors still suggest that Netflix’s most successful Korean series will have a Mexican adaptation. Simón Levy, former Undersecretary of Tourism Planning and Policy, announced a call for scripts a few weeks ago with the influencer Diego ruzzarin and the brothers Fernando and Billy Rovzar, creators of Lemon Studios.
“We are making a strategic alliance with the great producers of Mexico, with a great thinker like Diego Ruzzarin to develop and produce a version similar to the Mexican squid and a platform that is going to give a lot to talk about, “said Simón in a video shared on his official Twitter account.
“We are opening call for scriptsIf you have ideas, if you want to see how we can shake up society with contest content that makes people think, but apart from entertaining, here in the tweet that Simón is putting is the data of where we are receiving scripts in Lemon “Concluded his project partner, Billy Rovzar.
Lemon Films, the production company involved in the project, has previously worked hand in hand with Netflix with the series Monarch and Control Z, produced by the Mexican studio, are exclusive to the streaming platform.
Although none of those involved in this project has reported any update or details of the production of the series, the announcement unleashed different reactions on social networks, where some users applauded the idea of a Mexican adaptation, while other users commented that it was unnecessary. and absurd.
Recently, the creator and director of the series: Hwang Dong-hyuk, confirmed that there will be a second season of the series: “Yes, there will be a second season “, he told the press during the red carpet of an event in Los Angeles.
“It’s already in my head and I’m in the process of planning it, but I think it’s too early to talk about when and how it will happen. So I promise you this, Gi-hun will be back. It will do something for the world, “Hwang added, without elaborating on the development of the series.
After premiering in Netflix in September, “The Squid Game” quickly gained millions of fans around the world, holding the number one spot on Netflix’s top 10 most popular shows for weeks.
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