Former member of KPOP girl group IZ*ONE Jo Yu Ri (조유리) is set to expand her career as she joins the cast of Netflix’s original series, Squid Game Season 2. Following the immense success of Season 1, which captivated audiences worldwide, the new season promises to deliver an even more intense and thrilling storyline.
According to a report by Sports TV News on the 23rd, Jo Yuri has been cast in Netflix’s original series, Squid Game Season 2. Jo Yuri’s involvement in this highly anticipated production has raised expectations for her powerful transformation alongside acclaimed actors such as Lee Jung-jae, Lee Byung-hun, Wi Ha-jun, Gong Yoo, Im Si-wan, Kang Ha-neul, Park Sung-hoon, and Yang Dong-geun. Let’s delve into the details of Jo Yuri’s journey from a debut web drama to landing a major role in Squid Game Season 2.
Introduction of ‘Actor’ Jo Yuri
Having had immense success during her days of IZ*ONE with many successful songs released over the years and many of the other members having found their own different career paths, WIZ*ONE’s are surely excited to her the news of Jo Yuri joining such a massive project.
Having made her acting debut in the web drama “Mimicus” last year where she played one of the leading roles as Oh Ro Shi, Jo Yuri gained recognition for her impressive acting skills. Her exceptional talent was further acknowledged when she made a special appearance in the Tving original series “Work Later, Drink Now Season 2.” Now, securing a role in Squid Game Season 2, Jo Yuri’s leap into the global acting scene is a massive step up for Yuri this early on her acting journey.
Expectations are High for Season 2 of Squid Games
The show revolves around individuals who participate in a mysterious survival game with a prize of 456 billion won. They risk their lives and face extreme challenges in order to become the last standing winner. Season 1, released in 2021, gained immense popularity worldwide while smashing a lot of records.
Building upon the success of Season 1, Squid Game Season 2 is expected to offer an even more powerful narrative. Jo Yuri’s appearance adds further anticipation for a captivating performance. With the already announced popular cast members like Lee Jung-jae, Lee Byung-hun, Wi Ha-jun, Gong Yoo, Im Si-wan, Kang Ha-neul, Park Sung-hoon, and Yang Dong-geun.
Squid Game Season 2 is scheduled to begin filming in the second half of this year. Fans of the series and newcomers alike are eagerly looking forward to the release of this highly anticipated season. With an expanded cast and the promising involvement of popular stars like Jo Yuri, the global success and impact of the series are expected to be even higher this time.