The man who gained attention from the global filming industry with “Squid Game” Korean drama, actor Lee Jung Jae, has officially joined the prominent list of cast members in Star Wars latest series, “The Acolyte”, on Disney+. In addition, Lee Jung Jae will also reportedly return for “Squid Game” Season 2 with Lee Byung Hun and Gong Yoo. Check out the following complete report.
Lee Jung Jae Officially Joins Star Wars “The Acolyte” Cast + Possible Returns for “Squid Game Season 2
The long-time acting career of actor Lee Jung Jae has finally gained well-deserved global attention following the massive success of Netflix “Squid Game” series. Even despite his massive past scandal, Lee Jung Jae’s reputation prevails and stands tall before the international audience.
Thanks to his skyrocketing reputation, Lee Jung Jae managed to land a role in Star Wars: The Acolyte cast. And Lee Jung Jae was able to get the role simultaneously with his reported comeback to “Squid Game” Season 2 with Lee Byung Hun and Gong Yoo.
Star Wars “The Acolyte” Announces Confirmed Cast
On November 8, Disney+ officially announced the confirmed cast members of the upcoming Star Wars series, “The Acolyte”. The announcement appeared on the official Instagram of Disney+ global as well as the regional social media accounts.
In the new Star Wars “The Acolyte” series, Lee Jung Jae joins a list of cast consisting of prominent names in the global filming industry.
Along with Lee Jung Jae, actors and actresses Amandla Stenberg (“The Hate U Give” – 2018), Manny Jacinto (“Nine Perfect Strangers” — 2021), Dafne Keen of BBC and HBO series “His Dark Materials” (2019), Jodie Turner-Smith (“Queen & Slim” – 2019), Rebecca Henderson (“Inventing Anna” – 2022), Charlie Barnett (“Russian Doll” – 2019), Dean-Charles Chapman (“1917” – 2019) and (“The King” – 2019) and Carrie Anne Moss of the “Matrix” series.
The series will take the setting of 100 years before “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” (1999). It will center around the galaxy and the rise of the Dark Side.
Moreover, the upcoming series will be directed by Leslye Headland, who previously delivered an incredible masterpiece with “Bachelorette” (2012) and “Sleeping with Other People” (2015) movies.
With the confirmed cast, the production process of Star Wars “The Acolyte” now officially begins!
Lee Jung Jae Possible Return to “Squid Game” Season 2 with Lee Byung Hun and Gong Yoo
Along with the official casting announcement for Star Wars “The Acolyte”, Lee Jung Jae will reportedly return to “Squid Game” Season 2. In addition to Lee Jung Jae, global stars Lee Byung Hun and Gong Yoo will possibly make appearances in “Squid Game” Season 2 as well.
Following the previously confirmed facts about “Squid Game” Season 2, Korean media reported a follow-up report from Just Jared last week. These reports stated that Lee Jung Jae, Lee Byung Hun, and Gong Yoo would most likely return as the main cast in “Squid Game” Season 2. Both media reported based on a previous statement from director Hwang Dong Hyuk.
“A WHOLE NEW ROUND IS COMING! It took 12 years to bring the ‘Squid Game’ Season 1 to life last year. And yet it only took 12 days for the project to become the most ever renowned Netflix series.
As the writer, director, and producer of ‘Squid Game,’ I want to give a massive shout-out to fans worldwide. Thank you for watching and loving of show.
Today, Gi-hun returns, the Front Man returns, season 2 is coming, and the man in the suit with ddakji might also be back.
We will also introduce you to Young-hee’s boyfriend, Cheol-su.
So, please join us once more for a whole new round!”Director Hwang Dong Hyuk.
However, until today, no official announcement from Netflix of the production team has been announced. Therefore, please stay with Kpoppost Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram channelfor more updates.
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