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Cast Of “Squid Game” Appears, Plays “Schoolyard Games” On Wednedsay’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (Watch Now)

The cast of Netflix’s phenomenon appears on Wednesday’s “Fallon.”

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1530 -- Pictured: (l-r) The cast of "Squid Game" plays "Schoolyard Games" with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 -- (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)

Update: As “Squid Game” continues to attract record interest on Netflix, principal cast members Lee Jung-jae, Jung Ho-yeon, Wi Ha-Joon, and Park Hae-soo conferenced into “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

The remote appearance, which aired as part of Wednesday’s episode, included an interview about the buzzy show. The cast also took part in a “Schoolyard Games” segment.

Shortly after the segment aired, NBC shared videos of the interview and “Schoolyard Games” segment. Photos from the taping are also available below:

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1530 — Pictured: (l-r) The cast of “Squid Game” plays “Schoolyard Games” with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1530 — Pictured: (l-r) The cast of “Squid Game” plays “Schoolyard Games” with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1530 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Wi Ha-Joon and actress Jung Ho-yeon play “Schoolyard Games” with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1530 — Pictured: (l-r) The cast of “Squid Game” during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1530 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Lee Jung-jae during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1530 — Pictured: (l-r) The cast of “Squid Game” during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1530 — Pictured: Actor Park Hae-soo during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 1530 — Pictured: (l-r) Actress Jung Ho-yeon during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — (Photo by: Sean Gallagher/NBC)

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In one of the most anticipated talk show appearances in recent memory, four principals from “Squid Game” conference into “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Lee Jung-jae, Jung Ho-yeon, Wi Ha-Joon, and Park Hae-soo represent the Netflix phenomenon on Wednesday’s interview. As part of the interview segment, the “Squid Game” principals take part in a “Schoolyard Games” segment with host Jimmy Fallon.

Coming as the show is delivering record-breaking numbers on Netflix, the “Squid Game” cast appearance airs as part of a “Fallon” episode that also features Anthony Anderson and Charli XCX.

Written by Brian Cantor

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