Actor Kim Joo-ryeong and Heo Seong-tae, who are gaining global popularity with Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’, will reunite at the ‘2021 Asia Artist Awards’.
Joo-ryeong Kim and Seong-tae Huh participated in the ‘2021 Asia Artist Awards’ (2021 Asia Artist Awards, hereinafter ‘2021 AAA’) to be held on December 2, and built a stronger and more colorful award ceremony actor lineup. Kim Joo-ryeong, who has reached her 21st year of debut this year, has appealed to her presence with extraordinary character digestion. In addition to ‘SKY Castle’ and ‘Wind, Cloud and Rain’, she made the public immersed in the work with her lively acting through movies ‘The Crucible’, ‘Suspect X’, and ‘The Snobs’. In particular, Joo-ryeong Kim played the role of a ‘beautiful woman’ who does not hesitate to do anything for survival in ‘Squid Game’, which was released on September 17, and gained explosive attention by forming a unity with a character like a strong and stubborn person. People’s praise and support are continuing for her passionate performance, which raised the level of immersion in the play by giving a reversal at an unexpected moment.
Heo Seong-tae, who made his debut through SBS ‘Miracle Audition’, which aired in 2011, has appeared in movies such as ‘Mischief’, ‘Namhansanseong’, ‘Crime City’, ‘Malmoy’, ‘Black Money’, and dramas ‘Dear Judge’, ‘ Monsters’, etc., and showed a fierce and sharp charisma, attracting attention. Here, the weighty appearance and the human beauty that gives a strange friendliness breathes a different vitality into the play, earning him the title of ‘a professional villain actor in Korea’. Heo Seong-tae played the role of ‘Deok-soo’ who squandered the organization’s money and participated in the game in ‘Squid Game’. He gained 17kg for the character, and he has established himself as a popular actor by realistically expressing the world of weak and strong food, giving viewers a proper eye, and earning the nickname ‘World Wide Villain’.
According to ‘Flix Patrol’, a global OTT content ranking site, ‘Squid Game’ maintains the top spot in the ‘Netflix World Top 10 TV Programs’ category (as of October 25, 2021). ‘Squid Game’, which has been taking the top spot for the 33rd day from the 23rd of last month, is one step closer to the world’s number one record for the longest time in Netflix history, boasting unquenchable popularity.
Previously, actors Lee Jung-jae, Lee Seung-gi, Yoo Ah-in, Han So-hee, Moon Ga-young, Na In-woo, Cha Eun-woo, Hwang Min-hyun, singers Espa, The Boyz, Stray Kids, Lim Young-woong, and Seventeen confirmed to attend ‘2021 AAA’, and Kim Joo-ryeong and Heo Seong-tae scramble for the awards ceremony.
The news is expected to be a good gift for viewers and fans of ‘Squid Game’.