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Netflix’s Squid Game took the world by storm last year, introducing millions of K-dramas, and billions of hours of views. By becoming the biggest TV show in the world, those involved in the series have naturally become some of the most coveted actors and have been approached for exciting new opportunities both on and off Netflix.

We know that the second season of Squid Game is on its way to Netflix in the future, but we’d be surprised if many of the faces from the first season return to reprise their roles.

Thankfully, there’s no shortage of K-Drama content coming on and off Netflix, so you’ll be seeing your favorite Squid Game actors again very soon.


Lee Jung Jae

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Lee Jung Jae as Seong Gi Hoon in Squid Game – Photo: Netflix

What song/role was he in Squid Game: Seong Gi Hoon “No. 456”

Will he be in season 2? Yes – Alive

Where else can you watch it now: Available on Netflix in both seasons of the Korean political drama chief of staff as Jang Tae Joon.

What he’s working on now: A few months before the release of Squid Game, Lee Jung Jae started was in the process of directing and filming his next role for the korean spy thriller Hunt in the role of Park Pyung Ho, which is expected to be released sometime in 2022 or 2023.


Park Hae Soo

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Park Hae Soo as Cho Sang Woo – Photo: Netflix

What song/role was he in Squid Game: Cho sang Woo “No. 218”

Will he be in season 2? No – Death

Where else can you watch it now: Park Hae Soo is in plenty of K-Dramas you can stream on Netflix right now, such as Yaksha: Relentless OperationsRacket BoysPrison PlaybookMemories of the Alhambraand the anthology series Persona

What he’s working on now: In the upcoming South Korean adaptation of money robbery, Park Hae Soo will take on the role of Berlin. He will also star in the upcoming Netflix Original crime thriller, The accidental narco† Both series are scheduled for 2022.


Jung Ho Yeon

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Jung Ho Yeon as Kang Sae Byeok in Squid Game – Photo: Netflix

What song/role was she in Squid Game: Kang Sae Byeok “No. 067”

Will she be in season 2? No – Death

Where else can you watch her now? As for dramas, you can’t see Jung Ho Yeon anywhere else at the moment as her acting debut was in Squid Game

What she’s working on now: As one of the most in-demand actresses, Jung Ho Yeon has been given many new acting opportunities. She has recently been cast in Joe Talbot’s the governessand she has joined the cast of Alfonso Cuarón’s Upcoming Thriller Disclaimer for Apple TV+.


Wi Ha Joon

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Wi Ha Joon as Detective Hwang Jun Ho in Squid Game – Photo: Netflix

What role did he play in Squid Game? Detective Hwang Jun Ho

Will he be in season 2? Not yet known

Where else can you watch it now? Featured in the licensed Netflix Original Series Something in the rain and Romance is a bonus book

What he’s working on now: Wi Ha Joon has three upcoming dramas including: petite womenthat is scheduled for release in August 2022K-project which is set for 2023, and Que Sera Sera which is currently under development.


Oh Young Soo

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Oh Young Soo as Oh Il Nam in Squid Game – Photo: Netflix

What song/role did he play in Squid Game? Oh Il Nam “No. 001”

Will he be in season 2? New

Where else can you watch it now? The only series in which you will find him is Chocolatehowever, his appearance was limited to a guest role in the fifth episode.

What is he working on now? Unfortunately, we couldn’t find any new projects Oh Young Soo is working on.


Anupam Tripathi

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Anupam Tripathi as Al Abdul in Squid Game – Photo: Netflix

What song/role did he play in Squid Game? Ali Abdul “No. 199”

Will he be in season 2? New

Where else can you watch it now? Tripathi has starred in many series currently on Netflix, but mostly in guest roles. He can be seen in Hospital playlistStrangers from HellRevolutionary Lovethe K2and Descendants of the Sun† You can also find it in some selected regions Taxi driver

As for movies, Tripathi also had guest roles in space sweepers and The 8th Night

What is he working on now? We haven’t seen any casting news for the actor yet, but we can’t imagine it will be long before his next starring role in a major project.


Heo Sung Tae

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Heo Sung Tae as Jang Deok Soo in Squid Game – Photo: Netflix

What song/role did he play in Squid Game? Jang Deok Soo “No. 101”

Will he be in season 2? New

Where else can you watch it now? Heo Sung Tae recently starred in the sci-fi series the silent seaand a guest role in Racket Boys

But apart from the two titles mentioned earlier, you will find him back in the series Beyond Evil

What is he working on now? Many projects. In 2022 alone, Heo Sung Tae will have four supporting roles and will star in King of SavvyAdamasInsiderand bloody heart

If TV shows didn’t keep him busy, movies certainly will. Heo Sung Tae has been confirmed to star in five upcoming films, including: Huntwho will reunite him with colleague Squid Game actor Lee Jung Jae.


Kim Joo Ryoung

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Kim Joo Ryoung as Han Mi Nyeo in Squid Game – Photo: Netflix

What song/role did she play in Squid Game? Han Mi Nyeo “No. 212”

Will she be in season 2? New

Where else can you watch her now? The actress can be found in a handful of shows in supporting and guest roles on Netflix. Currently you can find her in The School Nurse FilesWhen my love bloomsDoctor JohnWelcome to Waikiki 2Sky Castleand Mr Sunshine

What is she working on now? Kim Joo Ryung to star in upcoming series King of Savvyand Third Person Revenge† She will also star in the upcoming Korean horror movie, taste of horror


Yoo Sung Joo

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Yoo Sung Joo as Byeong Ki in Squid Game – Photo: Netflix

What song/role did he play in Squid Game? Goodbye Ki “No. 111”

Will he be in season 2? New

Where else can you watch it now? Most recently you can find Yoo Sung Joo in juvenile justice and the silent sea† You can also find him in the lead role Mystic popup barboth seasons of chief of staffand Sky Castle

What is he working on now? We can’t find any new projects that Yoo Sung Joo is associated with at the moment.


Lee Yoo Mi

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Lee Yoo Mi as Lee Na Yeon in we are all dead – Photo: Netflix

What song/role did she play in Squid Game? Ji Yeong “No. 240”

Will she be in season? 2? New

Where else can you watch her now? You can find Lee Yoo Mi in the fantastic zombie horror series we are all deadand in the romantic sci-fi series My Holo Love† The actress also made guest appearances on Vote 2and Welcome to Waikiki

What is she working on now? From killer games and flesh-eating zombies, Lee Yoo Mi trades them both for the upcoming tvN sports drama Mental Coach Je Gal Gil.


Who was your favorite actor and character in? Squid Game† Let us know in the comments below!


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