SQUID GAME ACTOR WI HA JOON COVERS THE OCTOBER ISSUE OF MEN’S HEALTH KOREA

SQUID GAME ACTOR WI HA JOON COVERS THE OCTOBER ISSUE OF MEN'S HEALTH KOREA

Squid Game has taken the chart lead on Netflix Philippines. With its gripping plot and story, the series has gained tremendous popularity racking millions of watch hours in the popular streaming platform Netflix since its premiere last September 17.

Squid Game is inspired by a Korean children’s game and revolves around a mysterious survival game and starring Lee Jung-Jae. In Squid Game, 456 participants sign up to play a game each day in hopes of winning the pot money of 45.6 million won or $38 million. The title is inspired by a children’s game, in which players draw different geometric shapes on the ground and play until there is one final winner.

To date,  Squid Game’s popularity has exploded not only in Asia but also in the United States, as of September 27, the drama also ranked the No. 1 show in the ‘U.S Netflix’s top 10 in the U.S list today’ pushing “Sex Education” to the number two spot. It’s the first-ever Korean drama to achieve this record.

SQUID GAME ACTOR WI HA JOON COVERS THE OCTOBER ISSUE OF MEN'S HEALTH KOREA

With its growing popularity actors who played a role in the hit psychological thriller seemed to get the time of their lives getting so much attention from fans all over the world. Just recently, actor Wi Ha Joon was featured in the October issue of Men’s Health Korea magazine.
In an interview for Men’s Health Korea, Wi Ha Joon shared his thoughts on Squid Game’s huge success by saying, “I read the script in a blink of an eye, and I was just blown away by how immersive it was. It was something that I’ve never seen before and I loved the character, Hwang Joon Ho, so I decided to star in the series.”
He is also known for his passion for fitness and training. In an interview after the photo shoot, he explained, “I have been building muscle with bodyweight training since I was in the military. I usually go to the gym five days a week to work out, but now I do it at home due to the pandemic.”
Wi Ha Joon is now having the busiest days ever, filming tvN’s most-anticipated drama series Bad and Crazy right after wrapping up the movie Midnight and Shark: The Beginning and Netflix original series Squid Game.

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