Washington [US]: ‘Squid Game’ megastar Lee Yoo-Mi has emerged as the first Korean actress to bag Creative Arts Emmys trophy for wonderful guest actress in a drama series for her role in the Netflix project.
“Thank you so much for this huge honour. I want to give my thanks to the TV academy, especially a big thanks to my Netflix team as well,” Lee said, via a translator, when accepting the award, The Hollywood Reporter reported. The actress then added in English: “I’m so very happy, thank you!”
Hwang Dong-hyuk created the series for Netflix; the primary season starred Lee Jung-jae (who plays Gi-hun), Park Hae-soo (Sang-woo) and Jung Ho-yeon (Sae-byeok).And in the win column, the show acquired SAG Awards honours for the male actor (Lee) and woman actor (Jung).
Lee also gained the Independent Spirit Award for male overall performance in a brand new scripted series and drama actor at the Critics Choice Awards. (Additionally, O Yeong-su received this yr’s untelevised Golden Globes for helping actors in a drama.
Meanwhile, the makers are prepared to come up with the second season of ‘Squid Game’, a violent satire in which society marginalized compete for coins in deadly variations of children’s games.