The cast of the “Squid Game” explains the origins of the Red Light, Green Light Doll.
The lethal version of “Red Light, Green Light” from Netflix’s Squid Game is one of the most remembered games. During the first game, a gigantic robotic doll calls to the contestants in Korean, “Red light, Green light.” The players are shot if they move after she says “red light.” Finally, before the timer runs out, the players must cross the finish line.
In the series, the doll has become a cult classic.
What are the genuine roots of the scary doll, though?
The doll was inspired by Korean school textbooks, according to ‘Squid Game’ actress Jung Ho-yeon. Why are there bows on the caskets? Explained by the Art Director Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-jun, and Jung Ho-yeon of Squid Game made a special appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss the smash Netflix series.
They also shared some behind-the-scenes details from the survival drama.
Actor and model Jung Ho-yeon said the character originates from Korean school textbooks when Jimmy Fallon commented on the doll in “Red Light, Green Light.” “At school, there were characters – one was a boy, and the other was a girl,” she revealed. “Cheolsoo was the boy’s name, and Younghee was the girl’s name, and she was the one.” Squid Game art director Chae Kyung-sun noted in a Youtube video posted by The Swoon that the game was “primarily played in alleyways back in the 70s and 80s,” therefore she used the figure to symbolize that era.
Director Hwang Dong-hyuk went on to explain that the game “Red Light, Green Light” was the first because the “most startling plot twist” was revealed at the end. As a result, the contestants’ dark survival game comes to fruition.
One of the cast members believes they have a chance to win ‘Red Light, Green Light.’
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Despite the fact that the games featured in Squid Game are quite difficult, one cast member feels they can win the first one. Actor Wi Ha-jun revealed in an exclusive interview with Deadline that he could win “Red Light, Green Light.” He is well known for his role as Jun-ho, an undercover officer who infiltrates the games in order to track down his missing brother. “In my younger days, I used to be a runner, and I’m good at managing my body movements,” he explained. “As a result, I’d be good at Red Light and Green Light.” In addition, the actor hinted that he would be good at Squid… News from Brinkwire Entertainment in a nutshell.