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Squid Game Stars Get Hollywood Welcome As They Attend LA Screening Of Netflix Hit

Along with co-stars Lee Jung-Jae, and Park Hae-Soo, Jung Ho-Yeon lead the red carpet glamour as they attended the special screening of Squid Game.

The ensemble cast of Squid Game attended a special screening of the Netflix show in Hollywood on Monday. Leading stars including Jung Ho-Yeon, Lee Jung-Jae, and Park Hae-soo were in attendance as the nine-episode series was celebrated at Los Angeles-based workspace NeueHouse.

Ho-Yeon looked stunning in an off-the-shoulder dress with white she lead the red carpet glamour. She added to her look with a pair of versatile black leather boots, while deft touches of make-up drew further attention to her naturally pretty features. Already a successful model in her native South Korea, Ho-Yeon has previously featured in campaigns and runway shows for designers including Marc Jacobs, Chanel, Max Mara, and Louis Vuitton, becoming a brand ambassador for the latter in 2021.

However, it was her TV debut as troubled North Korean defector Kang Sae-Byeok that helped win her international recognition following the success of Squid Game in the United Kingdom and the United States. The model and actress were joined by co-stars Lee Jung-Jae and Park Hae Soo during Monday’s event, as well as show creator and director Hwang Dong-hyuk.

Jung-Jae looked dapper in a white two-piece suit and resembling leather boots. Meanwhile, Hae-soo, who played the role of failed investment banker Cho Sang-woo in Squid Game, opted for a smart black suit and collarless white shirt.

Squid Game is officially the most-watched series on Netflix, bringing in 142 million people in its first month, nearly double the previous record held by Bridgerton. Since becoming available on September 17, 142 million subscribers have watched Squid Game, according to the Daily Mail. It is also being praised for adding 4.4 million new subscribers, increasing Netflix’s global subscriptions.

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The South Korean drama boosted the company’s profits nearly double the amount it took in during the third quarter of 2020. Netflix also celebrated how Squid Game has ‘pierced the cultural zeitgeist’ with skits on Saturday Night Live dedicated to it and TikTok videos that have earned more than 42 billion views.

Squid Game follows the story of survival in which 456 contestants risk their lives in deadly games with prizes of $ 45.6 billion available. However, Netflix earlier stated that the show, which was penned and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, has also seen a sharp spike in demand for Halloween items, which are currently being shipped to retail locations.

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