Trending News Roundup: Squid Game, Sex Education

Trending News Roundup: ‘ ‘Squid Game,’ ‘Sex Education’ Season 4, and Taylor Swift’s ‘Wildest Dreams’

Here's what you missed online last week!

We know just how hard it is to keep track and stay updated on everything that has been going on online recently. That is why we’re giving you 5 of the most talked-about entertainment topics in the past couple of days to make catching up easier for you!

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Squid Game

Squid Game is probably last weekend’s most talked-about series after it dropped on Friday. The Netflix original Korean series features 456 contestants — all in desperate need of money — who are invited to play a series of survival games for a 45.6 billion won cash prize. The catch is that only one of them can win and survive to claim this, while those who fail must pay the price of death.

The 9-episode series stars Lee Jung Jae, Park Hae Soo, Jung Ho Yeon, Wi Ha Joon, Heo Sung Tae, and more. Stream it here.

Everything You Need To Know About the Netflix K-Drama ‘Squid Game’


Silent Night

Keira Knightley stars in the holiday movie Silent Night, which made its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week. The film is shot during the pandemic and centers on a group of friends who get together for the holiday to eat, drink, sing, and enjoy their last Christmas, knowing that everyone is going to die the next day.

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Also starring in this film are Lily-Rose Depp, Matthew Goode, Roman Griffin Davis, and more.

Sex Education

The highly-anticipated third season of Sex Education also droppped on Netflix last week, picking up right after the events of season 2 — with Otis finally getting a girlfriend, Jean having a baby, Aimee discovering feminism, and Eric and Adam going official. Moordale also gets a new headteach, whose mission is to make the school a “pillar of excellence” after word of the sex school goes out to the public.

Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Chinenye Ezeudu, George Robinson, and more reprise their roles for this season.

Steam Season 3 here.

Viv and Isaac of Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’ Talk About Season 3, Shooting in the Midst of a Pandemic, and More

Yumi’s Cells

Kim Go Eun stars as the titular Yumi in the new iQiyi K-drama Yumi’s Cells. It tells the story of a Yumi, from the point of view of the many brain cells in her head. She’s an ordinary office worker who’s not good at expressing her feeling. The drama follows her growth and transformation as her brain cells work to wake up her “love-cell” which has fallen into a coma following the shock of a failed relationship. Joining Kim Go Eun in this drama is Ahn Bo Hyun.

Stream the K-drama on iQiyi.

Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams”

As another move to reclaim her ownership to her previous songs, Taylor Swift released the re-recorded version of her 2014 single “Wildest Dreams” last Friday. This is ahead of the upcoming drop of the re-recorded version of 2012’s Red this November 19. The release of the new version of “Wildest Dreams” comes after the song started trending on TikTok, accompanied with the equally viral filter called “Slow Zoom.”

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Silent Night
Comedy | Drama | Horror

TV Show Info

Sex Education
Comedy, Drama
Squid Game
Mystery, Thriller
Yumi's Cells
Comedy, Romance

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