Actor and director Lee Jung Jae has admitted that he was motionless when he got the opportunity to meet the amazing Hollywood actress Meryl Streep for the first time.
Squid Game is still making history in the world. Proceeding with its award season predominance in Hollywood, the Hwang Dong Hyuk series has gathered a memorable 14 Emmy nominations at Emmys 2022, making it the first non-English language show to be named for Outstanding Drama Series.
Besides, Lee Jung Jae is ready for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his splendid demonstration in Seong Gi Hun in Squid Game.
According to the veteran actor, he couldn’t hold back his fervor over Squid Game’s Emmys 2022 takeover. When asked what he is generally amped up for at Emmys 2022, the first time Emmy nominee admitted to the publication that he’s actually attempting to assemble all that and is so amazed and blissful about the news.
The 49-year-old actor and director is excited that Squid Game has 14 Emmy nominations and is additionally glad to make a beeline for the US with all the Emmy chosen people in Korea. Lee Jung Jae revealed that there is an incredible Hollywood actress that he’s been “passing on to meet” – Meryl Streep!
“I have been a huge fan of Meryl Streep for a long time — I had been dying to meet her and I had a chance to meet her a while ago, but I completely froze so I couldn’t go near her,” Lee Jung Jae recalled before concluding, “If I have the chance to meet her again, I would definitely try to go up to her and ask for a picture.”
Lee Jung Jae has fierce competition in the Drama Actor category at Emmys 2022 as he will be facing Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong for Succession, Bob Odenkirk for Better Call Saul, Jason Bateman for Ozark and Adam Scott for Severance.
The Emmys 2022 airs on September 12. And Squid Game will be back for Season 2, with Lee Jung Jae returning.