Squid Game star Wi Ha-joon (위하준) shared his thoughts on working with director Jang Joon-hwan (장준환) and his ideal type in an interview with Herald Pop! on October 7th at the premiere of Squid Game in Seoul, South Korea. When asked about what he would have done differently had he known his first lead role would be in such a successful drama, Wi Ha-joon said that he would have worked out more, haha! Squid Game: Wi Ha-joon as Hwang Jun-ho Finds His Missing Brother
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Hwang Jun-ho is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in television series The Package (2017), Squid (2015) and (2013). On May 23, 2015, Hwang was cast in MBC’s drama special Seven Day Queen. On July 8, he was confirmed to join KBS2’s drama special titled Golden Phone alongside Kim Jung-eun. On October 28, 2015, it was confirmed that he would star in OCN’s crime thriller drama Squid, which started airing on January 12, 2016. In February 2017 it was confirmed that he will be starring in tvN’s weekend family drama My Father Is Strange.
When a video game is released that lets players experience being a soldier, some gamers find themselves acting out what they see. One such gamer, Hwang Jun-ho (Wi Ha-joon), goes missing in action and his older brother, police officer Hwang Jun-seok (Choi Jin-hyuk), sneaks into the game to find him.
I Need Romance 3 (Korean Drama) : Hwang Jun-ho, a police officer who sneaks into a game where his missing brother may be in to find him. It will be better that he took his place in there. First day arrived, he is quite shocked because of two facts; 1. they have sexy costumes, 2. men and women live together at same room.
Hwang Jun-ho, played by actor Wi Ha-joon, is a police officer who sneaks into Seoul Grand Park as a guard to find his missing brother. He enjoys playing squid games and is known for always carrying around salt and pepper, since he thinks they are necessary tools when eating squid. One day, while playing a game, someone steals his bag and in it is his phone which he uses to contact people (thus explaining why he carries salt and pepper with him). On top of that, another person takes credit for winning games when it was actually him—leading to arguments with other players (referring to one time where Jung Joon screams at him for stealing his victory). As you can see, more often than not, he’s in trouble.
Drama Premiere Date
January 3, 2017 / Total Episodes: 32 (Click here for a full schedule) Wi Ha-joon is starring in SBS’s new drama Squid as Hwang Jun-ho. He will be playing an elite member of Korea’s National Intelligence Service who joins forces with his former colleague to find his missing brother. This is Wi Ha-joon’s first leading role in a television drama. The actor has previously appeared in films such as Villain and Widow and The Outlaws, but he has not yet appeared on television. The production staff said that they are paying close attention to how well Wi Ha-joon will portray his character who is both cool and calm under pressure.
Character & Actor Profile
Wi Ha-joon as Hwang Jun-ho (황준호, Korean pronunciation: [hwaːŋ tɕun ho]), a police officer who sneaks into the game as a guard to find his missing brother.
Behind the Scenes Video
Squid Game brings laughter, tears, and a completely unexpected ending to Korean television screens. Did you know that behind all of that entertainment was a complicated filming process? Check out our behind-the-scenes look at how Squid Game was made! In particular, note how director Choi Kyu-tae worked with his lead actor, Wi Ha-joon (Hwang Jun-ho). First they shot Hwang’s closeup shots in one long take without cutting away. Then they moved on to filming other characters’ lines around him while he continued to perform his own part on camera.
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Captured and surrounded by monsters, Kang Moo-gak (Ki Do-hyeon) is about to give up when a faint voice calls out his name. It’s his brother! It turns out that he had gone missing three years ago during an investigation into The 32nd Murder case. Having become one of South Korea’s most notorious serial killers, he was presumed dead, but it seems that he has been hiding inside on of Amoo Gong’s (Park Sang-myun) games all along. What fate awaits him? And how will his brother save him? Stay tuned for our full review.
Press Conference Interviews & Behind The Scenes Videos
There’s a behind-the-scenes video of an interview with actor, Lee Je-hoon, and his character in Squid Game. In it, Lee comments on his particular relationship with his brother and gives insight into how he prepared for the role. There’s also a short BTS video of Choi Min-soo (Yoo Jung) climbing up a building to escape from guards. He uses some odd techniques for climbing including adding rubber sneakers to his shoes to climb smooth surfaces and using a twig in place of handholds.
Who is Hwang In-ho Squid?
First, for those who do not know about SQUID, it is a popular Korean action game which has been sold over 2 million copies. SQUID refers to Wi Ha-Joon, who played a critical role in solving crimes in real life. The show will tell you a story of justice through exciting games and fantastic actors on God’s earth. After seeing The King’s Case Note (왕의 선글라스), please pay attention to other dramas such as The Drug Hunter, which will be aired at 9:30 pm on KBS 2TV beginning July 11.
What happens to Hwang Jun-ho in Squid Game?
It was just another day for police officer Hwang Jun-ho, until he finds out that his brother has gone missing. Upon entering a game of japanese chess with a mysterious caller, he finds out that his brother is among six other participants in an experiment designed to see how far people will go to escape reality. Now he must find him before it’s too late and trade places with him before anyone else knows… but is it already too late?
Will there be a season 2 of Squid Game?
The drama has been a ratings hit for cable channel tvN, drawing solid viewership of 6.8% nationwide and topping its Tuesday-Thursday evening timeslot with one episode hitting an all-time high rating of 7.2%. As a result, there has been much talk about renewing it for a second season but nothing official yet from tvN. Stay tuned!
Is it wi Ha Joon or Wi Ha Jun?
In a previous interview, Sashimi director Kim Jin Sun answered my question about how to spell star actor Ha Joon’s name. I was very surprised when he spelled it with an extra letter. But after receiving confirmation from him, I’ve written his name with a double-H in all articles since then. However, in today’s interview on SBS’ Good Morning, Ha Joon himself spelled his name without that extra letter.
Who was Hwang Jun-ho brother Squid Game?
Hwang Jun-ho (황준호) is a fictional character from squid game, who’s police officer in real life. In order to find his missing brother, he goes undercover and finds himself a squid. I really love him and Kim Ki-bum role in squid game, so it was no surprise to me that they eventually would release an official soundtrack.
How did Hwang In-ho become the Front Man?
Sometimes it takes a good hard look at oneself to find who we really are. In KBS2’s new weekend family drama Squid Game, Ahn Sung-ki plays Hwang Jun-ho, a police officer who has been having identity crisis issues since his father died in an accident ten years ago and he was demoted to traffic cop. Recently, he has decided to throw himself into his work to avoid these demons, but his strange behavior puts him on edge with those around him.