Squid Game reveals new cast for Season 2

By Melany Moncada


Jul 28, 2023

Reading time: 2 min

Squid Game Season 2 is one of the most anticipated Netflix shows. The entire cast for the upcoming season has been revealed.

Squid Game is one of the most-watched shows on Netflix and for a good reason. The show follows the story of a series of unlikable characters as they fight tooth and nail to survive a deadly game. The show received nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series and Lead Actor in a Drama Series, won by Lee Jung-Jae.

At the end of the show, the main character decides to return to the games, seemingly looking for revenge.

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Squid Game season 2 cast

Netflix confirmed the second season of the show and, most recently, the new cast. After season one, only a handful of characters survived. Because of it, season 2 of Squid Game will feature many new faces.

Lee Jung-jae as Seong Gi-hun

As the only survivor, Gi-hun has decided to stay in South Korea, seemingly to get revenge against the game’s organizers.

Lee Byung-hun as Hwang In-ho

The Front Man and overseer of the game. He is confronted by his past during the games and is forced to make a difficult decision.

Wi Ha-joon as Hwang Jun-ho

Jun-ho is a young detective who sneaks into the island to find his missing brother, only to discover he is working for the games. The last time we see Jun-ho, he is getting shot by his brother and falls off a cliff.

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Gong Yoo as The Recruiter

The mysterious recruiter that approaches potential players will return in Season 2.

Twelve new cast members were announced for the second season:

  • Im Si-wan
  • Kang Ha-neul
  • Park Sung-hoon
  • Yang Dong Geun
  • Jo Yu-ri
  • Kang Ae-shim
  • Lee David
  • Lee Jin-wook
  • Choi Seung-hyun
  • Roh Jae-won
  • Won Ji-an
  • Park Gyu-young

The new additions are mostly young actors, so it is unclear what direction the plot will take. As of right, Squid Game Season 2 doesn’t have a release date.