Squid Game 2: Netizens Fume Over Netflix’s Announcement Of Male-Dominating Cast For The Show: ‘Squid Game Hates Women’

Squid Game’s announcement of its second season cast has seemingly upset netizens and its creators are receiving intense backlash for the same

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Squid Game 2: Netizens Fume Over Netflix’s Announcement Of Male-Dominating Cast For The Show: ‘Squid Game Hates Women’
The 2021 Crime Thriller ‘Squid Game’ has found itself in a difficult spot despite its widespread fame. Shortly after its release, the streaming giant Netflix’s show, broke a slew of records and the immediate success brought its cast immense love and global fandom. 

As per the latest reports, the announcement of its second season cast has seemingly upset netizens and its creators are receiving intense backlash for the same. 

Squid Game’s new season stars Lee Jung-jae, HoYeon Jung, Wi Ha-joon, Park Hae-soo, Lee Byung-hun, Anupam Tripathi, Lee Yoo-mi and Gong Yoo. On June 17, the cast and teaser of the Emmy-winning series’ Season 2 were introduced as a part of Netflix’s Tudum, which confirmed that Jung-jae, Byung-hun, Ha-joon and Gong Yoo would reprise their respective roles. While a slew of these actors are already veterans in South Korea, the show has shot them to global success. 


The newly added Squid Game Season 2 cast has Yim Siwan, Kang Na-haeul, Yang Dong-geun and The Glory fame Park Sung-hoon. 

Amid all the anticipation, fans are excited to witness what the show has for them, even though many are upset with its creators for not announcing any female star, especially after the response Jung Ho-yeon and Lee Yoo-mi received for Season 1.

A Twitter complained about the same and commented, “Not a single woman in the main cast of squid game 2nd season lol… were they afraid that another female character would steal the spotlight from the male leads again?” Another pointed out, 

while another penned, “squid game season 2’s new characters are just men like where are the women???? the female actress was the best thing of season 1.” For the unversed, Jung Ho-yeon won several awards and was even nominated for an Emmy for her portrayal of Sae-byeok.

“Also the way there’s no new woman character…. squid game hates women,” wrote a third one.

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