FIND ALL THE MEN WITH THE MASK IN SEASON 1 OF SQUID GAME ON NETFLIX!
Squid Game is available on Netflix! If you want to know who the man with the mask is, read on! Masks are a staple motif in Netflix’s Squid Game series. During the eponymous survival game, everyone wears a mask to ensure tight secrecy.
Symbols on their masks represent the ranks of directors, while VIPs wear golden masks that resemble animal heads. To find out where to get the jackets and suits, read this.
Perhaps the most fascinating mask, however, is that of the mysterious Front Man, the one responsible for directing the entire game. It has the appearance of the face of a post-modern sculpture in stone or metal, with the probable purpose to project a feeling of fear and unease among the participants. We tell you all about the masked man in Squid Game!
WHO IS THE MASKED FACIAL IN THE SQUID GAME?
Episode 8 reveals that the masked man in Squid Game or the Front Man is none other than Hwang In-ho (Lee Byung-hun), the alleged missing brother of Police Officer Hwang Jun-ho.
The series meticulously leads audiences to presume that In-ho is one of the current 456 players and possibly even one of the contestants who dies in Red Light, Green Light. Jun-ho manages to sneak onto the island where the game is set and hide wearing various administrator masks. He eventually learns that his brother was the winner of Squid Game 2015.
After winning the game in 2015, In-ho allegedly became the game’s, Front Man. As evidenced by his subsequent talk with Gi-hun, he appears to share his boss’s nihilistic outlook regarding humans. In the year 2020, the game was won for the last time. Season 1’s final scenes imply that the game will continue after Il-death, man’s with In-ho as the next host. For all the info on a sequel release, read this.
WHO IS THE HWANG IN-HO CHARACTER ACTOR?
Byung-hun is the face behind the masked man in Squid Game. He was born in Seoul, South Korea. The 51-year-old actor is one of Korea’s most well-known performers. He was in five of the top 50 Korean movies of all time. He was also the first South Korean to give an Academy Award acceptance speech.
Cinephiles will also recognize him in the G.I. Joe franchise, Terminator Genisys, and The Seven Mercenaries.