Squid Game 2: New Lead Actors and Returning Cast Revealed

Squid Game Season 2: Netflix release date estimate, synopsis, cast, and more
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Netflix recently unveiled the new lead actors who will be participating in the deadly games of Squid Game season 2. Im Siwan, Kang Ha Neul, Park Sung Hoon, and Yang Dong Geun have been announced as the fresh faces joining the cast. They will be taking on the roles of new players who will risk their lives in the intense set of games. Alongside them, several familiar faces from the first season will be reprising their roles.

Returning Cast Members

The introduction video released by Netflix features the chilling sound of the Red Light Green Light game, immediately evoking a sense of fear and anticipation. The video then follows the journey of Seong Gi Hun, played by Lee Jung Jae, as he navigates and survives the Squid Game by triumphing in various childhood games. The returning cast members include Lee Byung Hun as The Front Man (Hwang In Ho), Wi Ha Joon as Hwang Jun Ho, and Gong Yoo as the salesman.

Anticipation for a Thrilling Season

The video showcases the new players engaging in a new X and O game, their determined gazes directed at the camera, hinting at the intensity and suspense that awaits in Squid Game 2. Each of the new actors brings their own impressive acting credentials to the table. Kang Ha Neul and Im Siwan reunite after their previous collaboration in ‘Misaeng,’ while Park Sung Hoon has gained worldwide recognition for his villainous roles, most notably in ‘The Glory.’ Yang Dong Geun, known for his diverse supporting roles, adds another layer of excitement to the upcoming season.


With the announcement of the new lead actors and the return of familiar faces, anticipation for Squid Game 2 continues to build. Although the characters’ names have yet to be revealed, fans can expect another thrilling and intense season of the hit show.