Squid game took over Netflix. So much so that this may soon be the most watched series on the streamer. (Be careful, Bridgerton.) “We haven’t seen that come in terms of its global popularity,” said CEO Ted Sarandos. said from the Korean survival drama, which is currently ranked first on the platform worldwide. In addition to collecting huge streaming numbers for Netflix, the successful series could soon bring international fame to its stars, many of whom have already broken into Korea. Although it is not clear whether we will see more of this story in a second season, you can find out where to see more of the stars below.
Lee Jung-ja as Song Gi-hun
Lee Jung-ja takes on the role of Song Gi-hoon, a gambler who lives with his mother. The model and the actor – who previously participated Affair,, Maid, City of the rising sunand television drama Chief of Staff– is surprised but humble Squid gamewhirlwind success. He reported is reported Star that he receives many phone calls, texts and congratulatory messages from the show’s premiere on Netflix.
Jung Ho-yeon as Kang Sae-byeok
Jung is a fashion model with recent magazines in Korean editions of SHE,, BAZAAR by Harper,, W, and Marie Claire. Although he was a racer Korea’s next top model in 2013, Squid game I mark official acting debut. In it, she plays Kang Sae-biok, a North Korean deserter who hopes to use the game’s profits to make a better life for her and her younger brother, who lives in an orphanage.
He-su Park as Cho Sang-wu
Before Squid game, Park participates in television shows such as Prison book and Legend of the Blue Sea. He will then take part in the Korean adaptation of Robbery of money. In addition to the success of the new Netflix series, Park also marked a personal stage as a new father. He and his wife welcomed their first child together, boy, on September 29th.
Wi Ha-joon as Hwang Jun-ho
Wi plays Jun-ho, a police detective who sneaks into the game to look for his missing brother. The actor was so “immersed” in the script that he “read it right away” recently said Men’s health Korea. Aside from Squid game, Wi has starred in movies like Midnight and Gonjiam: A refuge with ghosts, and TV shows such as Romance is a bonus book and 18 Again.
Anupam Tripati as Ali
Tripati was born in India and moved to Korea in 2010 to attend the Korean National University of the Arts, according to India Times. Debuted in the film in 2014. An ode to My Father and got a few small roles after that. Earlier this year, he also gave his voice to Netflix 8th night. On Instagram, he thanked the audience for their support Squid game, writing: “There are no words to express my gratitude to the people around the world who are all loved and blessed by Ali and [Squid Game]. ”
Kim Joo-rjong as Han Mi-nyo
Often referred to as Player 212, the naughty Han Mi-nyo is portrayed on the screen by Kim Jong-rong. The film credits of the actress date back to the 2000s, inclusive Memories of the murder (2003) and Plum blossom (2000), and later dramas such as Sleepless night (2012) and Skin texture (2007). Like her colleagues, Kim shared a handful of behind-the-scenes glare from Squid game set on Instagram, making these barracks look much less miserable.
Heo Sun-tae as Zhang Deok-su
As the Game progresses, this gangster with huge payment debts soon emerges as the villain of the race. He is portrayed by actor He Son-tae, whose credits include the 2021s Beyond evil and 2017 The robbers, starring Don Lee.
Oh, Young Su as Oh Il Nam
It doesn’t take long for Oh to draw our hearts like Oh Il Nam, a sick, elderly player in the Dark Secret Game. Throughout his decades of career, the actor has participated in A little monk and Spring, summer, autumn, winter … and spring.
Lee Yu-mi as Ji-Yong
Lee plays Ji-Yong, a player who joins the Game after being released from prison for killing her abusive father. Also known as player 240, she befriended Sae-byeok during the race. Elsewhere on screen, Lee starred in the 2021 teen drama. Questions for young adults, TV show for 2018 It is good to be sensitive, the 2010 film The Yellow Sea, and more.
Li Byeong-hun as “The Man in Front”
The front man, marked by his geometric black mask and jacket with a hood, is one of the most mysterious characters in the series. He monitors the progress of the whole operation (although he did not create it) and intervenes if staff members fail, but also responds to someone: the host of the Game. The disguised man is Li Byeong-hun, a prolific actor in which he participates Joint security area,, Bitter-sweet life, The good, the bad, the strange, and many others. He also appears in Hollywood movies such as GI Joe series and 2016 The magnificent seven.
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