Squid Game actor Park Hae Soo has first child with his wife amid rave reviews for the hit Netflix show
Actor Park Hae Soo welcomed his first child into the world last week.
The Squid Game star, 39, and his wife had a baby boy on September 29. Hae Soo’s agency, BH Entertainment, announced that both his wife and their new baby were in good health following the delivery.
In a global press interview, the actor talked about his family and the general public’s kind wishes.
Not playing games anymore: Actor Park Hae Soo welcomed his first child into the world last week
‘I’m so thankful that so many people around the world are congratulating me on the birth of my son,’ the Prison Playbook actor said.
‘I let my wife know before the interview today that the news was being released today, so she should expect to hear from a lot of people soon,’ he added.
The birth of his son isn’t the only good news for the actor though. Squid Game, the series on Netflix that stars the actor, is very popular right now.
Thankful for the well-wishes: Hae Soo, seen here in 2020, said he was grateful that so many people reached out and, ‘are congratulating me on the birth of my son’
Professional and personal success: The actor is also part of the hit show Squid Game which has been seen by millions around the globe
The show has an a 96% from critics on Rotten Tomatoes and an 8.3 on IMDb.
It became the most popular show in the United States just four days after it premiered. The show is expected to be watched by more than 80 million people in its first 28 days according to estimates by Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos.
The show is so popular in South Korea that an internet provider is suing Netflix to pay for the extra bandwidth needed for the massive audience to stream it.
The show centers around a group of desperate contestants who compete in children’s games for cash.
Taking off: The show will be seen by more than 80 million people in its first month according to Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos
Not your average children’s game: The contestants play deadly children’s games, and a huge sum of money goes to the victor.
The games have a catch though – the stakes are deadly.
Hae Soo plays Cho Sang-Woo, an intelligent investor on the run from the police for stealing money from his clients.
Netflix has continued to expand its content from around the world because 65% of its audience is overseas.
The streaming service spent hundreds of millions of dollars in South Korea along to create dozens of movies and television series to meet its streaming demand.