Confirmed! ‘Squid Game’ Star Jung Ho Yeon to Appear in tvN’s ‘You Quiz on the Block'

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There's no stopping Jung Ho Yeon from reaching the peak of stardom after captivating the viewers with her impressive performance in Netflix's "Squid Game."

From the runway, the 27-year-old model tried out her luck on the small screen and successfully landed the role of Kang Sae Byeok, a North Korean player no. 067.

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Interestingly, the "Squid Game" craze opened many doors for Jung Ho Yeon turning her into a breakout star.

Jung Ho Yeon Will Soon Film her Guesting in 'You Quiz on the Block'

Now she is set to appear in tvN's "You Quiz on the Block."

The news was confirmed by Jung Ho Yeon's agency, Saram Entertainment, after a representative revealed that she would be one of the guests on the variety show.

In addition, the talent management also mentioned that she is set to record her appearance soon.

It is safe to say that this is only the beginning of her journey as an actress, and fans will see more of her in Kdramas and big screen in the coming years.

Jung Ho Yeon Graces W Korea's October Issue

Apart from her upcoming guesting in "You Quiz on the Block," the "Squid Game" star also appeared in W Korea's October issue.

The 5'7 stunner never failed to amuse fans with her fierce looks and mysterious charisma.

In a series of photos, the fashion model expressed emotions through the intensity of her eyes.

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This is How ‘Squid Game’ Star Jung Ho Yeon Reacted When She Received the Role of Kang Sae Byeok
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Jung Ho Yeon Reveals her 'Terrifying Moment' Filming 'Squid Game'

The 27-year-old up-and-coming actress shares her thoughts and experience during the production of the Netflix series.

In one of her interviews, Jung Ho Yeon says that the glass stepping stone was one of her "most memorable" moments because the scene felt real to her.

"Filming Glass Stepping Stones was actually terrifying," she mentioned, adding, "The set was about one meter above the ground. We put real tempered glass there and ran around on it."

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However, PD Hwang Dong Hyuk explained why the production team chose this kind of setup.

The "Squid Game" director revealed that the location is set in "a mere 1.5 meters," which can make the actors frightened and will allow them to "express the unnoticed rigidity and fear of the body."

Moreover, PD Hwang Dong Hyuk says that the set caused a "power of realism," showing the natural fear of the cast that translates into the screen.

As seen on "Squid game' episode 7, players only have 16 minutes to cross a bridge with either panel of tempered and regular glass.

If they step on the wrong glass, it will cause them to shatter into pieces leaving the participant to fall out of the bridge.

In this round, only Kang Sae Byeok, Seong Gi Hun (Lee Jung Jae), and Cho Sang Woo (Park Hae Soo) advance to the next game.

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Written by Geca Wills

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