A scene from ‘Squid Game’ Season 1 | photo credit: netflix/youtube
Eight new actors join the cast of popular Korean drama squid game, According to Variety, the second season of the international hit series features new additions: Park Gyu-young (Home Sweet Home), Jo Yoo-ri, Kang Ae-sim (be melodramatic, go to heaven), Lee David (Castle), Lee Jin-uk (Home Sweet Home), Choi Seung-hyun (Taza: The Hidden Card, commitment), Ro Jae-won (miss yoon, in exactly the same way), and Won Ji-n (DP,
Series creator Hwang Dong-hyuk will return as writer, director, and executive producer for the new season. Kim Ji-yeon is also the executive producer. Firstman Studios will produce the show. The Squid Game debuted on Netflix on September 17, 2021 and has become a global phenomenon. The show received 14 Emmy nominations for Season 1. It ultimately won six nominations, including Lee’s historic win in the Best Actor in a Drama category.
Hwang also won an Emmy Award for Best Directing for a Drama. Lee Jung-jae made history by becoming the first Asian actor to receive an Emmy Award for Best Actor for his performance in a drama. squid game, He was only the fourth Asian actor to win in any of the Emmy performance categories, and the first actor to win a drama award for a non-English speaking role.