B1A4’s Jinyoung Expresses His Desires To Be In “Squid Game” — Even As A Literal Squid

Let’s be real, he would make one stinking cute squid.

B1A4‘s Jinyoung recently sat down for an interview with Sports Kyunghyang to discuss his most recent K-Drama, Police University. This series was Jinyoung’s return back into the industry following the conclusion of his mandatory military service back in April 2021.

B1A4’s Jinyoung in “Police University” | KBS2

As he discussed many different subjects regarding Police University, the topic of Jinyoung’s surprising relationship with Squid Game director Hwang Dong Hyuk came up. Jinyoung previously acted in the 2014 film Miss Granny as Ji Ha — and the movie was directed by none other than Hwang Dong Hyuk.

B1A4’s Jinyoung as Ji Ha in “Miss Granny” | CJ Entertainment

Because of their previous relationship from the Miss Granny production, the idol-turned-actor shared details about how he knew about Squid Game long before it was created.

I had a lot of fun watching it [Squid Game]. Truthfully, I knew about ‘Squid Game”s script long before it premiered. I have a close relationship with the director and I respect him a lot. He was finally able to see the project come to life and he worked really hard for it. I wondered how it would be portrayed and had a lot of expectations, but the production somehow exceeded my expectations.

— B1A4’s Jinyoung for “Sports Kyunghyang”

Jinyoung didn’t stop there, as he continued his praises for Hwang Dong Hyuk by saying he would act in any of the director’s productions “without any hesitation.” It was here that the B1A4 member shared his desires to be in Squid Game, regardless of what his character would look like.

If he calls me, I would definitely go without any hesitation. Honestly, even if I were cast as a literal squid, I would want to act in that production. Even if it’s not that specific series, if it’s Director Hwang’s work, I would appear in it without a doubt.

— B1A4’s Jinyoung for “Sports Kyunghyang”

I mean, squid or no squid, we would love to see Jinyoung act in a Hwang Dong Hyuk production again! Let’s hope that this interview sparks something for the two of them in the future.

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