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Final cast unveiled for Squid Game 2: Choi Seung-hyun, Jo Yu-ri and more…

The final cast line-up of Squid Game 2 is now out. It will see familiar faces from season one and new members that'll join in season two.

Ashley Cheah

| June 29, 2023
Squid Game
Photo: Netflix

There has been quite a bit of news around the cast of Squid Game of late.

Previously, Netflix shared that four new actors will be in the series. They are Kang Ha-neul, Im Si-wan, Park Sung-hoon and Yang Dong-geun.

These cast members were announced at Netflix’s fan event Tudum last month, held in São Paulo, Brazil.

Today (29 Jun), the streaming giant released a press statement, unveiling the final line-up of the cast for Squid Game 2.

The upcoming season of the well-loved series will see two idols — namely BIGBANG’s Choi Seung-hyun, or T.O.P, as he’s more widely known. And former IZ*ONE member Jo Yu-ri, who’s now a soloist, will also be a part of the series.

Read more: New faces in Squid Game season 2: Im Si-wan, Kang Ha-neul, Park Sung-hoon and Yang Dong-geun

Other additional cast members include Park Gyu-young (Sweet Home), Kang Ae-sim (Move to Heaven), Roh Jae-won (Missing Yoon) and Won Ji-an (D.P).

Notably, Lee David, who met Lee Jung-jae, the main lead of the series, through another separate film, will also join the cast ensemble.

Actor Lee Jin-uk will also star in the second season of Squid Game. He previously acted in Netflix’s Sweet Home (2020).

The 41-year-old actor is also acquainted with Squid Game director Hwang Dong-hyuk from his 2014 film Miss Granny.

Read more: Drama review: Squid Game explores the cost of greed in modern-day capitalist world

The streaming giant also previously confirmed that familiar faces in the series will be coming back in Squid Game 2.

This includes Lee Jung-jae and the game mastermind Lee Byung-hun. Wi Ha-jun, who plays a cop in the series, will also return with Gong Yoo.

Squid Game
Lee Jung-jae. Photo: Netflix

The second season, like the first, will be directed by Emmy winner director Hwang Dong-hyuk.

A date has not been set for the second season of the highly-anticipated series.

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