“I was wondering if I was dreaming”


Squid game Breakout star Jung Ho-yeon has opened up about his budding friendship with Spider Man actress Zendaya.

In a recent interview with a South Korean outlet News from the stars, Jung shared about her meeting with the American actress, saying her time with Zendaya was “really comfortable”, as translated by Soompi.

“Zendaya is a star to me and someone I can’t approach. I shyly greeted her, but she approached me to chat and lead the conversation, ”she recalled her first meeting with the Hollywood star at the 2021 Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards in November. “At that point, I wondered if this was real life or if I was dreaming.”

Jung then revealed that the Spider Man the star had actually invited her to visit the set of the second season of the HBO drama series. Euphoria, in which Zendaya stars as Rue.

“It was the first time in a long time that I went on a set after Squid game,She said, before adding that there she felt “so comfortable” watching the work behind the popular series. “I thought I wanted to get back to the set quickly,” she said.

The model actress also deepened her friendship with Zendaya, praising her for her ability to make others feel comfortable with her. “As we were talking, I thought, ‘There’s a reason people like this person,'” Jung revealed. “I think we connected intuitively.”

Meanwhile, Netflix executives recently revealed they know Squid game would be a success even before its official launch. “We knew it would be a big regional hit,” said Bela Bajaria, head of global television at Netflix.


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