Squid Game Update: Netflix Reveals Main Poster For Upcoming Kdrama With Lee Jung Jae And Park Hae Soo

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Netflix gives life to the imaginary world created by director Hwang Do Hyuk in this upcoming series Squid Game. The streaming platform had unveiled the main poster that fires up the anticipation of global viewers.

Specifically, the main poster for Squid Game is condensed with the intense storyline surrounding the participants in the mysterious survival game. Participants of the game are seen wearing the same green tracksuits, staring up at the 45.6 billion won prize money hanging from the ceiling.

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Filled with determination, the main characters Park Hae Soo and Lee Jung Jae stare straight into the camera, which further suggests their main goal is to escape the dangerous facility alive.

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Behind them, the game guards wore red hazmat suits with several weapons on hand, fearlessly blocking the participants' only escape. One figure attracting curiosity is the one in a silver mask, who is the true face behind this merciless game. The main poster also includes the caption, "45.6 billion won destroys the adults' childhood innocence."

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What is the plot of Squid Game?

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Squid Game is an imminent Netflix series about people who participate in a mysterious survival game. The games involved are common Korean games they played during childhood, except with a terrible and risky twist. The participants have to remain alive to win a prize of 45.6 billion won (approximately $40 million) and become the final winner.

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Who is the cast of Squid Game?

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Netflix's forthcoming series Squid Game features a wide array of renowned Kdrama stars. Lee Jung Jae plays the role of Ki Hoon, who is living his life miserably after being fired from his job.

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Park Hae Soo will breathe life to the character of Sang Woo, a brother-like figure to Ki Hoon who grew up in the same neighborhood. Despite coming from a low-income family, he finished his studies at a prestigious university and found a decent job. The childhood friends got to wind up joining the game with the hopes of recovering from their own financial crisis.

Actor Heo Sung Tae will also lead the series as Deok Soo, Wi Ha Joon as Joon Ho, Kim Joo Ryung as Mi Ryeong, and Jung Ho Yeon as Sae Byeok. Train to Busan, and Goblin star Gong Yoo will also spice up the imminent series with a special cameo appearance.

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When is the Squid Game release date?

Squid Game is scheduled to premiere on September 17, 2021, at the worldwide streaming platform Netflix. The forthcoming Kdrama is written and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, recognized for his various award-winning creations such as the films Miss Granny, The Fortress, Silenced, and My Father.

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