Squid Game took over the world since its release in September. It’s been over a month, but the fever continues to rage on. The Korean series’ brutal and intense storyline follows poverty-stricken, debt-ridden citizens, who participate in a violent set of games to win a large cash prize. The series was full of drama and nail-biting scenarios with deadly challenges.
Squid Game is all about survival. Although, the game is not entirely for the fittest one, but also for someone who knows to make his way around people. With about 456 participants, endangering their lives to win a handful sum of money, there are 7 games in total, at the end of which only one will survive and win. Nevertheless, the winning prize is high, it can cost one’s life.
For the one who hasn’t watched Squid Game yet, the list of deadly games includes Red Light Green Light, the first game played in the very first episode of Squid Game, the Honeycomb challenge, Tug-of-War, The Midnight Riot, Marbles, Glass Stepping Stones, and lastly the Squid Game.
However, it is hard to say which game is most dangerous. Although, in the recent interview, Squid game lead actors Park Hae Soo who played the role of Cho Sang-Woo, and HoYeon Jung who was starred as Kang Sae-Byeok talked about their most favorite and difficult game to shoot in the series.
HoYeon revealed that ‘marbles’ was the most difficult game for him to shoot because of the number of emotions involved. Meanwhile, his favorite game was the ‘Tug-of-War’. Jung later reveals how shocked the cast was looking at their ugly expressions. However, in the end, “the shot came out really cool,” says the 27-year-old actor.
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Squid Game is created, penned and helmed by Hwang Dong-hyuk. The nine episode Netflix series cast includes Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung. Meanwhile, the official synopsis of the Korean series reads, “Squid Game’s basic story revolves around 456 heavily debt-ridden people from different age groups and strata of society, who participate in six rounds of various children’s games to win a humongous sum of money.”