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  • -My next guests are the stars

  • of the biggest television show in the world, "Squid Game."

  • It is streaming now on Netflix.

  • Here are Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo,

  • Wi Ha-Joon, and Jung Hoyeon!

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • Welcome! Yes! Yes!

  • Welcome, welcome, welcome!

  • Welcome to "The Tonight Show."

  • Thank you so much for being here.

  • -[ Speaking native language ] -Thank you.

  • -Thank you. -Thank you for having us.

  • -This is a big deal.

  • I just want to start.

  • Jung-jae, you're the first one we meet in the show,

  • and you're so charming and, like, lovable.

  • We're rooting for you.

  • I know that you're famous in Korea

  • for mostly playing villains in a movie.

  • How can that face be a villain? You're so friendly and likable.

  • Can you tell everyone what "Squid Game" is about?

  • -[ Speaking native language ]

  • -It's frightening. It is shocking.

  • But it's also really beautiful,

  • and right now it is number one on Netflix in 90 countries.

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • It is bigger than --

  • Uh, Hae-soo, when did you realize the show became so big?

  • -Right now.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -Right now? -[ Speaking native language ]

  • Yeah, right now.

  • I want to meet Jimmy...

  • [ Audience awws ]

  • -That's what I'm talking about. See? This is...

  • That's my man. I love you. Come on.

  • Oh. I'm so happy.

  • Ha-Joon, what do you think

  • people around the world are connecting to?

  • -Ohh...

  • [ Speaking native language ]

  • -Yeah, it is -- it's bizarre how --

  • the combo of that.

  • The children's game, but also people desperate

  • kind of to just change their life and get money.

  • And they'll do -- And it starts with the creepiest doll I've --

  • And I have to show you, for people who haven't seen.

  • I got this sent over to us.

  • This came in the mail.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • This came in the mail for me. Yeah, thank you so much.

  • Wait. No. If you haven't seen this...

  • Wait. Watch this. This is --

  • So, this is what --

  • They played Red Light, Green Light,

  • but this giant doll looks at them, okay?

  • And she says, "Green light," and her head is turned around.

  • When she says, "Red light,"

  • she turns around, and her eyes are cameras.

  • And if you move, you get shot.

  • [ Laughs ]

  • But -- I know.

  • But, also, this robot is based on a character, right?

  • From Korean textbooks.

  • Like, when kids are growing up, you know who this --

  • Who is this? Who is this psycho robot?

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -When we were at the school, there were, like, characters.

  • One is a boy, and one is the girl.

  • The boy's name was Chulsoo,

  • and the girl's name was Younghee.

  • And she's the one.

  • -Whew. Yeah.

  • Jung-jae, this show is pretty dark,

  • but your character is optimistic and funny.

  • And I was just wondering, is there anything

  • that didn't make it to the show that was --

  • or maybe things that were in the show that were improvised?

  • -[ Laughs ]

  • [ Speaking native language ]

  • -I remember that scene. The --

  • It's in the first episode. No spoilers.

  • I'm not giving any spoilers tonight, so everyone knows.

  • Hae-soo, you became a dad

  • the day "Squid Game" premiered.

  • Is that correct?

  • [ Applause ]

  • -[ Speaking native language ]

  • -Baby Squid.

  • [ Applause ]

  • -Yeah! Little Baby Squid! How cute! Come on!

  • I want to show everyone a clip from the show.

  • This is "Squid Game." Take a look.

  • -♪ In other words

  • Darling, kiss me

  • Fill my heart with song

  • And let me sing forever more

  • You are all I long for

  • All I worship and adore

  • In other words

  • Please be true

  • In other words

  • [ Music stops ]

  • -[ Breathing sharply ]

  • -Ohh!

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • He saved you! I love it!

  • The cast of "Squid Game," everybody!

  • The show is streaming now on Netflix.

-My next guests are the stars

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    Taiyi Lin posted on 2021/09/25
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