“Squid Game” takes home two awards at the 27th Critics Choice Awards.
On 13th March the 27th Critics Choice Awards took place in Los Angeles, California. Netflix hit series took two awards out of three. “Squid Game” was nominated for Best Foreign Language Series and Best Actor in a Drama Series (Lee Jung Jae).
“Squid Game” took one award for “Best Foreign Language Series” against “Acapulco,” “Call My Agent!” “Lupin,” “Money Heist,” and “Narcos: Mexico.”
Another award was taken by Lee Jung Jae as the Best Actor in a Drama Series. He won against fellow nominees Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”), Mike Colter (“Evil”), Brian Cox (“Succession”), Billy Porter (“Pose”), and Jeremy Strong (“Succession”).
During his acceptance speech, Lee Jung Jae shared, “I’m grateful to an extent I can’t express. I’m grateful to Netflix and ‘Squid Game.’”
Furthermore, Lee Jung Jae, Jung Ho Yeon, and Park Hae Soo served as presenters at the award ceremony, announcing the award for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television.
Last month in February Lee Jung Jae and Jung Ho Yeon created history at the 28th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, where they became the first Korean actors ever to win the awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series and Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, respectively.
Lee Jung Jae also won Best Male Performance in a New Scripted Series at the 37th Film Independent Spirit Awards earlier this month.