On June 29, Netflix finally revealed the new cast members that will be joining Lee Jung Jae, Lee Byung Hun, Yim Si Wan, Kang Ha Neul, Wi Ha Jun, and Gong Yoo in the upcoming season of the hit Korean Drama ‘Squid Game.’
Netflix also shares that the cast members and the production team are currently in the pre-production preparations. They recently held a script reading session with Director Hwang Dong-hyuk, who won an Emmy for the first season and will return to direct and executive produce the entire second season.
Get to know the additional cast of ‘Squid Game 2’:
Park Gyu Young: Well known for her role in the Netflix series Sweet Home Seasons 1 and 2, she is also starring in the upcoming Netflix series Celebrity.
Jo Yu Ri: The singer and actress is known as a former member of South Korean-Japanese girl group IZ*ONE.
Kang Ae Sim: A highly respected theater and musical actress in Korea, her performance in the TV series Be Melodramatic and the Netflix series Move to Heaven left a deep impression on the audience.
Lee David: Best known for his supporting roles in director Hwang’s film The Fortress, he met Lee Jung Jae through the film, Svaha: The Sixth Finger.
Lee Jin Uk: Starred in the Netflix series Sweet Home Seasons 1 and 2, he is also known for his roles in various Korean dramas and films, including in one of director Hwang’s biggest films, Miss Granny.
Choi Seung Hyun: The singer and actor has starred in various Korean films and TV series such as Tazza: The Hidden Card and Commitment.
Roh Jae Won: Making his acting debut in 2021, he is fast gaining recognition through films like Missing Yoon and Ditto.
Won Ji An: Made an impressive debut on the first season of the Netflix series D.P.
‘Squid Game Season 2’ will start filming later this year.