The “Round 6” (“Squid Game”) series has become one of the all-time hits of the streaming age, and with a second season already confirmed by creator Hwang Dong-hyuk, that was to be expected. to keep the output on. high for a while.
However, the show recently made headlines for a somewhat controversial reason: last weekend, the work’s cast traveled to Hollywood for an exclusive screening of “Round 6” at the LACMA Art Gala. + Film. During the red carpet, a reporter turned to star Lee Jung-jae, performer of Seong Gi-Hun, and asked a question that drew much criticism from South Korean fans.
The reporter asked, “I’m sure you can’t leave your house anymore without being recognized. What has been the biggest change in your life since the series came out? “
The interrogation, while not offensive, highlighted and in internet comments the journalist’s lack of preparation, as Jung-jae was already hugely recognized in her home country. Indeed, it is considered as “one of the main actors in South Korea, since its beginnings in 1993”, as the Koreaboo site underlines it.
For those who haven’t watched “Round 6”, the plot shows a group of people with millionaire debts looking for a prize that will change their lives if they participate in a mysterious game divided into six stages.
Throughout the tasks, 456 participants from all walks of life are locked in a secret place where they play to win 45.6 billion won.
Every game is a traditional Korean children’s game, but the consequence of loss is death. Who will be the winner and what is the goal of this game?
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