If you’ve made it to the top of Netflix‘s huge new hit K-Drama Squid Game and watched through the credits, you may have noticed a very surprising name at the end: Jennie, as in BLACKPINK‘s Jennie. Wondering how she got there? Here’s the inside track.
If you’re like many viewers, you will have rushed to social media to share your ideas after Squid Game‘s explosive and unexpected ending. If you stayed to watch all the way through the ending credits (and you can read Hangul), however, you’d get hit with one other shock: BLACKPINK Jennie’s identify.
Of course, eagle-eyed viewers—particularly BLINKs—would have seen if Jennie confirmed up within the K-Drama, even with 456 contestants to look by way of. With her distinctive determine, some followers in all probability may’ve noticed her even when she was disguised as one of many recreation’s employees. So, how did she make it into the credit alongside the present’s actors?
Among names like MERRELL Korea CEO Kwon Sung Yoon and the Seoul Film Commission‘s Lee Geun Cheol and Jung Jae Hee, Jennie appears right at the end of the credits in the “Special Thanks” section—and it’s all due to what she did for the solid and crew through the drama’s filming.
Squid Game was the primary appearing function for mannequin Ho Yeon Jung (who performs Player No. 067, Kang Sae Byeok), so you could not have been accustomed to her prior to now. However, she’s very accustomed to BLACKPINK’s Jennie, who occurs to be considered one of her superstar besties.
Over the years, they’ve proven one another love and help and spent loads of time collectively. From cooking collectively to dates in nature, they’re one of many cutest BFF pairs within the trade proper now.
Ho Yeon even attended considered one of BLACKPINK’s concert events previous to the pandemic.
So, it ought to come as no shock that when Ho Yeon scored her first appearing function, Jennie couldn’t wait to bathe her pal with help. All the way in which again in July 2020, when the K-Drama started filming, Jennie despatched the cutest meals help truck to the present’s set.
Actors, manufacturing crew, employees, everybody~
Please handle Saebyeok-unnie effectively
– Jennie ♡
— Jennie’s meals truck message for Ho Yeon Jung
In a latest YouTube video promotion Squid Game, Player No. 456 Seong Gi Hun actor Lee Jung Jae confirmed that Ho Yeon and Jennie are “great friends,” and revealed that Jennie truly visited the actors on set when she despatched the truck.
I used to be like, ‘Wow! That’s Jennie from BLACKPINK!’ It was cool.
— Lee Jung Jae
When the present lastly dropped on Netflix, Jennie was fast to replace her Instagram story too, calling herself Saebyeok and Ho Yeon’s fan.
After every little thing Jennie did for her throughout her first appearing gig, it appears Ho Yeon Jung needed to return the favor to her shut pal in essentially the most particular manner—a function within the present’s credit. While a second season of Squid Game is still unconfirmed, maybe Jennie may make a cameo if it ever occurs!
In different information, Squid Game additionally despatched Jennie an awesomely creepy reward: