Following the announcement of the official male lead cast, reports have begun to emerge about the actresses joining Squid Game Season 2 main cast. So, who are the brilliant actresses chosen to lead Squid Game Season 2 as its main characters, and can their acting keep up with the star-studded male actors? Continue reading for the complete report and discussion.
UPDATE June 29:
Netflix confirmed the following main cast of Squid Game Season 2: Lee Jung Jae, Lee Byung Hun, Im Siwan, Kang Ha Neul, Park Gyu Young, Park Sung Hoon, Jo Yu Ri, Wi Ha Joon, Yang Dong Geun, Kang Ae Sim, Lee David, Choi Seung Hyun (T.O.P), Roh Jae Won, Won Ji An, and Lee Jin Uk.
We're one step closer to SQUID GAME SEASON 2 with a table reading attended by cast members 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, and Lee Jin-uk.#squidgame #squidgame2 pic.twitter.com/FW31uJEETR— Netflix K-Content (@netflixkcontent) June 29, 2023
Squid Game rounds out the cast for Season 2:— Netflix (@netflix) June 29, 2023
Please welcome Park Gyu-young, Jo Yu-ri, Kang Ae-sim, Lee David, Lee Jin-uk, Choi Seung-hyun, Roh Jae-won, and Won Ji-an to the game! pic.twitter.com/wV7WErYKpM
These Brilliant Actresses Will Reportedly Star as SQUID GAME Season 2 Leading Cast
Squid Game has officially announced its Season 2, Season 3, and a whole universe created for the franchise. Season 1 of this phenomenal Korean series has merely scratched the surface of what Netflix has in store for Squid Game, including the controversial reality show.
Despite the reality show’s unfortunate conclusion involving severe injuries and a lawsuit, anticipation for the series’ upcoming seasons remains high. That is why when Squid Game Season 2 announced its star-studded male cast, it sent fans into a frenzy.
Today, Squid Game Season 2 finally adds more exciting updates with reports of its potential female cast.
On June 28, JTBC exclusive report stated that actress Won Ji An would reportedly appear in Squid Game Season 2 alongside actresses Park Gyu Young, Jo Yu Ri, and Kim Si Eun.
A representative of the entertainment industry revealed that actresses Park Gyu Young and Won Ji An would, in fact, be joining the series as its leading cast. Meanwhile, the roles that actresses Jo Yu Ri and Kim Si Eun will play remain a mystery up until today. Reports have only indicated that the two actresses will join their experienced counterparts in the globally-renowned series.
Following the circulating casting report, agencies of the four actresses gave ambiguous statements similar the previous casting news of Im Si Wan.
All four agencies stated the same: they asked for fans’ understanding because they could not confirm anything about Park Gyu Young, Won Ji An, Jo Yu Ri, and Kim Si Eun’s appearance the global sensation series.
Similar statements also came from the global broadcasting platform Netflix. They cannot confirm anything on the casting news.
Can They Keep Up with The Star-Studded Actors?
Finally, the casting of these actresses has quickly become one of the hottest topics among Korean drama fans. That is because after the announcement of Squid Game Season 2 star-studded male cast, anticipation increased regarding who will become the female equivalent of these actors.
Furthermore, the actresses who appeared in the previous season have now emerged as global stars. Actresses Jung Ho Yeon and Lee Yoo Mi became global sensations after appearing in the previous season of Squid Game. Actress Jung Ho Yeon even secured the Best Actress honor at the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) in February last year.
So, do you think these new actresses will match the acting of the existing actors of the series? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments. And stay up-to-date with the latest K-entertainment’s recent news on Kpoppost’s Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram.
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