LOOK: ‘Squid Game’ Star Lee Jung Jae Will Definitely Make You Swoon in These Throwback Vogue Covers

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Vogue Korea shared throwback photos of "Squid Game" star Lee Jung Jae to celebrate the massive achievement of the Netflix series. 

The award-winning actor took on the role of player number 456 Seong Gi Hun, who is among the debt-ridden participants who joined the deadly survival game. 

Lee Jung Jae Looked Dapper in His Old Vogue Korea Cover

In a series of black and white shots, the "Chief of Staff" star showed off his jaw-dropping features like his intense charisma and charming smiles that will definitely set millions of hearts racing. 

The actor also gives off that bad boy vibe with his fierce looks.

Interestingly, his celebrity best friend and "Hunt" co-star Jung Woo Sung also appeared on one cover. 

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'Squid Game' is Officially Netflix's Biggest Show

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The post comes after the nine-episode thriller series was officially named as Netflix's number one show in the world. 

It came after the Hwang Dong Hyuk-directed Kdrama achieved over 111 million subscriptions views in less than a month after it aired. This success makes it the streaming giant's "biggest series launch ever."

The K-series' new milestone was announced over Netflix's official Twitter account alongside a special video containing a montage of the show to celebrate their latest achievement. 

Interestingly, the 55-minute clip also illustrates the show's heartfelt gratitude to its worldwide viewers and fans who showed nothing but love to "Squid Game."

Park Hae Soo and Lee Jung Jae's Kdrama eclipses "Bridgerton" as Netflix's top show while "Lupin" slides to the third spot, followed by "The Witcher" Season 1 and "Sex/Life" Season 1. 

Meanwhile, the U.S science fiction horror series "Stranger Things" Season 3 (67 dips to fifth place. 

Is Lee Jung Jae Ready for the Hollywood Fame? 

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Following the "Squid Game" craze worldwide, Lee Jung Jae was asked regarding his thoughts on accepting possible projects overseas. 

In his interview with Variety, the South Korean star gets honest and says that as of the moment, there are "no proposals or requests" that have come his way. 

However, he added that "if the right one came along, I'd be happy to be in overseas production. It could be fun."

There's no denying that several Korean stars have appeared in various Hollywood films. 

For starters, his "Squid Game" co-star Lee Byung Hun, who played the role of Front Man, appeared in a slew of notable movies including "The Magnificent Seven," "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobram," "Terminator Genisys" and more. 

 From Award-Winning Actor to Instagram Star

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The "Squid Game" mania also goes hand in hand with the individual success of the cast and one of which is their growing number of followers on social media. 

Initially, the "Deliver Us From Evil" usually updates his fans through his agency's official Instagram, but due to the continued success of the thriller series, it seems that it pushed the actor to create his own account.

Only a week after it was launched, Lee Jung Jae Instagram surpassed 3 million followers and is currently at 3.5 million and counting. 

He often posts the never before seen behind-the-scenes of "Squid Game" and updates with his upcoming movie "Hunt."

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Written by Geca Wills

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