Squid Game Shock: Fans Failed to Recognize Gi-Hun Actor Lee Jung Jae on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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The Squid Game team recently appeared for an interview on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. The appearance proved the record-breaking and skyrocketing fame of the Netflix series around the globe.

The lead stars of the series Jung Jae, Park Hae Soo, Wi Ha Joon, and Jung Ho Yeon appeared virtually on Wednesday and greeted the show's host, Jimmy Fallon.

While the visuals of all four stars are genuinely remarkable, fans were left shocked the most by Jung Jae's appearance.

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Squid Game Shock: Fans Failed to Recognize Gi-Hun Actor Lee Jung Jae on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
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On social media, fans and viewers quickly uploaded screenshots of the interview and the series. They particularly compared Jung Jae's appearance on Squid Game and his recent clean looks on the interview.

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International fans got to be head over heels as the actor boasted his clean-cut and sleek visuals on the talk show. Wearing a formal suit even made his visuals stand out!

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Internet people argued that they could not recognize him at all, with most of them suggesting he looks more handsome in a clean look, calling him a hot ahjussi.

One fan hilariously faced the same problem in the opposite way, saying that she watched the whole series before learning that he is the same actor from The Housemaid and New World.

Watch the interview here.

Squid Game Actors Reflect On Growing Popularity of Netflix Series

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Apart from Jung Jae's appearance, fans paid attention to the interview as the stars shared their thoughts about the series.

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During the interview, Fallon asked Hae Soo when he realized the show had become so popular.

"Right now," he laughed before adding, "I am so thankful that so many folks are watching this through so many media outlets. But I feel it even more at this very moment, it's real, I feel it in my bones."

Meanwhile, Ha Joon said that Squid Game's children's games theme made the whole series original and refreshing. By turning the innocent games into explicit and thrilling ones, the creator reportedly highlighted human natures.

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