Squid Game Star Lee Jung Jae Is Gucci’s New Global Brand Ambassador!

Lee Jung Jae who plays the role of Seong Gi-Hun in Netflix’s famous ‘Squid Game’ series is onto adding a new feather in his hat. The actor is stepping into the shoes of a global ambassador it seems. Meanwhile, ‘Squid Game’ is getting renewed for a second season, creators have confirmed when this news hit home.

‘Squid Game’ has made Netflix history as it is touted to make Netflix $891 million, according to internal documents secured by Bloomberg, sources note. As the series has been on the rise on the popularity chart, prior to Lee Jung Jae, his fellow co-star HoYeon Jung faced a surge in followers making her the female Korean celebrity with the most numbers of Instagram followers.

Lee Jung Jae For Gucci

Lee Jung Jae has been named the global brand ambassador for the Italian luxury brand Gucci. A source from Gucci shared, “With a successful career based on his profound and versatile acting and a sophisticated fashion style, Lee Jung Jae is well-loved all around the world as an artist who represents South Korea. Lee Jung Jae’s charismatic and iconic style and strong self-identity are similar to Gucci’s philosophy that values acceptance of diversity and self-expression,” reports Soompi.

By playing the ‘Squid Game’ protagonist the actor seemed to have earned quite a name for himself. Jung Jae’s next project is titled ‘The Hunt’ which will also serve as his directorial debut as he stars as an actor in the film.

Meanwhile, Gucci is the Italian luxury brand that is going to be in the talks as of now, given the upcoming Ridley Scott film ‘House of Gucci’ is based on the fashion company’s long-standing family controversy. The film stars a stellar cast that includes Adam Driver, Lady Gaga, Al Pacino, Jared Leto, Salma Hayek, Tom Ford and others. It is slated to release on November 24, 2021.

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