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Everything you need to know about ‘Squid Game’ star Wi Ha-jun to leave you satisfied

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Warning: Contains spoilers

Netflix’s “Squid Game” has audiences captivated by the show’s take on childhood games with a deadly twist. As 456 players compete for the ultimate cash prize, police detective Hwang Jun-ho begins to unravel the sinister organization behind it all. The actor who plays him, Wi Ha-jun, is among many members of the show’s cast that have risen to global popularity along with the show. 

Comedian gives a lesson in how not to be racist while dressing up as ‘Squid Game’ characters

Squid Game TIkTok

As Halloween approaches, one TikToker voiced her concerns over possible racist interpretations of “Squid Game” costumes in a snarky skit.

Don’ts: Last Thursday, comedian and “Feeling Asian” podcast co-host Youngmi Mayer posted a 13-second video that touches on how non-Asian people might feel compelled to dress up as their favorite characters from the Netflix hit show.

‘Squid Game’ director says Jung Ho-yeon was a ‘gift sent by god’ in cast reaction video

Squid Game cast video

On Oct. 6, Still Watching Netflix released a YouTube video of “Squid Game” director Hwang Dong-hyuk, art director Chae Kyung-sun and actors Lee Jung-jae and Park Hae-soo reacting to their hit show.

Actors’ Insights: In the video, Lee, who portrayed the character Gi-hun, and Park, who played the character Sang-woo, sit with the director and art director of “Squid Game” to share their thoughts on becoming a part of the show.  

South Korean superstar in ‘Squid Game’ once said Hollywood actors would avoid eye contact with him

Warning: Contains spoilers

Prior to the release of Netflix’s global hit “Squid Game,” Lee Byung-hun, who plays the Front Man, was already one of South Korea’s top actors. And while the show has dominated Netflix’s streaming charts in over 90 countries, including the U.S., reaching international stardom wasn’t an easy journey for Lee, who revealed only six years ago that some Hollywood actors wouldn’t even look him in the eyes because of his race. 

Chef cat shares how to make ‘Squid Game’-inspired dalgona candy

dalgona candy made by cat

A “chef” cat, who goes by the Instagram handle @thatlittlepuff, showcases how to make the dalgona candy from Netflix’s “Squid Game” in a video going viral on social media.

Chef Cat’s dalgona candy: On Sept. 25, Puff, the chef cat, shared his tutorial on Instagram with the caption, “Been obsessive with this new Netflix series” along with a laughing emoji. 

‘Squid Game’ creator, whose series was rejected for 10 years, once had to sell his laptop to make $675

squid game director Hwang Dong-hyuk's series 10 years rejected

“Squid Game” creator and director Hwang Dong-hyuk had to endure his own level of financial “hell” to get the series started.

A long wait: With his show ranked as Netflix’s No. 1 most-watched show across the world and on track to becoming the best-performing series ever on the streaming giant, it’s hard to imagine a time when Hwang had to sell his $675 laptop to make ends meet.

Viral TikToks show actor Heo Sung-tae is wholesome unlike his evil ‘Squid Game’ character

Heo Sung-tae isn't a bad guy

Who knew the actor who plays Jang Deok-su in the global hit K-drama “Squid Game” isn’t actually a murderous raging villain with a snake tattoo in real life? Videos featuring Heo Sung-tae’s Instagram posts have gone viral as viewers are surprised to see that he has a much more wholesome side compared to his on-screen persona.

After “Squid Game”: Fans can’t get over a recent Instagram post of Heo’s with the caption “Thank you for making me a millionaire ♡ #오징어게임 (Squidgame) #Squidgame #Netflix,” likely in reference to the number of followers he reached on the platform.