Pre-release video of “Squid Game 2” hints at major appearance of Lee Byung Hun’s character “The Front Man”

On September 24th, Netflix posted a video titled Squid Game Season 1: Pre-release video” on its official YouTube channel. The video is only a minute and 23 seconds short, but Lee Byung Hun is drawing a hot reaction right now. 

In the video, director Hwang Dong Hyuk said, “Thank you once again to all Netflix fans around the world for loving ‘Squid Game’.” He added, “For the fans who are waiting for season 2, I prepared a small present for you.”

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The footage that follows shows a mysterious man walking around holding a bag of goldfish. He entered the room and released the goldfish in the fishbowl, and eventually revealed his face through the glass. It was The Front Man, played by Lee Byung Hun

This video is an unpublished video that did not appear in season 1 of “Squid Game”.

Viewers speculated that the fact that an undisclosed clip featuring The Front Man was released means that this character will have a major role in Season 2 with more screen time compared to season 1.

Netizens showed enthusiastic reactions such as “I want to see the confrontation between Lee Byung Hun and Lee Jung Jae in season 2”, “I’m curious about the backstory of The Front Man”.

The video has raised fans’ expectations for season 2. Meanwhile, “Squid Game” season 2 is scheduled to be released in 2024. Earlier, director Hwang Dong Hyuk said, “I have decided all the games for season 2,” signaling the change of Sung Ki Hoon (Lee Jung Jae) and the possibility of characters’ return such as The Front Man Lee Byung Hun and the recruiter Gong Yoo.

Source: insight

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