A little after 6 p.m. on August 31, many people were packed in front of the parking lot of the TV station “TOKYO MX” in Kojimachi (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo). In their hands were colored papers and movie flyers.
A tall man appeared shortly after, a gold necklace shining around the neck of his pink shirt, dazzling white pants and white leather shoes. The name of the man with his head neatly parted in a thirteenth-century style, exuding a gorgeous, bubbly air, is Lee Jung-jae. He is one of Korea’s leading movie superstars.
He had already established himself as a superstar in Korea by playing a hard-edged, second-rate actor in such films as “The New World” and “Assassination,” but in “The Squid Game,” which was released on Netflix in 2009 and instantly took the world by storm, he plays a pathetic hero who is nibbling on his old mother’s shins. In “Squid Game,” which was released on Netflix in 2009 and instantly became a worldwide sensation, Lee played the role of a pathetic protagonist who bites the shins of his elderly mother.
Lee is currently in the midst of filming “Squid Game” Season 2, but he came to Japan for only two days for the Japan premiere of his first film “Hunt,” which will be released in late September. On the same day, he appeared live on “5 o’clock! on “5 o’clock! When Lee came out of the TV station, all the people gathered around him shouted yellow and rushed toward him. They surrounded Lee and offered him colored papers, flyers, and magic pens.
The film “Hunt” is an action movie set in Tokyo in the 1980s. In the film, the “Tanaka Yakitori” sign and the “Stop” road sign appear, as well as “karaoke,” “fire hydrant,” and other familiar signs. Fire hydrant” and other familiar sights are also seen in the film.
At the Japan premiere, “How did the Japanese audience react to the film?
I don’t know what Japanese audiences will think. After we finished shooting the film, we thought we had shot it just right, but I hope you will watch it carefully.
He said. Fans would like to see a different Lee from “Squid Game,” one that is overwhelmingly cooler…