This week, cast members and showrunners gathered for their first table read, with the production of Squid Game Season 2 starting later this year. From rising stars to veteran actors, the ensemble cast boasts a diverse range of talent and experiences. Director Hwang Dong-hyuk, who won an Emmy for the first season, will return to direct and executive produce the entire second season. Squid Game Season 1 was watched by millions across the globe and soared in massive numbers.
Top row (from left): LEE JUNG-JAE, LEE BYUNG-HUN, YIM SI-WAN, KANG HA-NEUL Middle row (from left): PARK GYU-YOUNG, PARK SUNG-HOON, JO YU-RI, WI HA-JUN Bottom row (from left): YANG DONG-GEUN, KANG AE-SIM, LEE DAVID, LEE JIN-UK Vertical photo: Director HWANG DONG-HYUK
The additional cast includes:
- Park Gyu-young: Well known for her role in 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 TV series Be Melodramatic and 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 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 Netflix series D.P.
(from left) CHOI SEUNG-HYUN, LEE JIN-UK, WON JI-AN, PARK GYU-YOUNG, KANG AE-SIM, LEE DAVID, JO YU-RI, ROH JAE-WON Credit – Netflix PR team
ANNOUNCED CAST FOR SQUID GAME SEASON 2
- LEE JUNG-JAE, LEE BYUNG-HUN, YIM SI-WAN, KANG HA-NEUL, PARK GYU-YOUNG, PARK SUNG-HOON, JO YU-RI, WI HA-JUN, YANG DONG-GEUN, KANG AE-SIM, LEE DAVID, LEE JIN-UK, CHOI SEUNG-HYUN, ROH JAE-WON, WON JI-AN with GONG YOO