Renowned actor Lee Byung Hun has refuted reports linking him to the upcoming project by writer Noh Hee Kyung, dismissing the claims as “unfounded.”

Lee Byung Hun Denies Involvement in Noh Hee Kyung Project, Focuses on ‘Squid Game Season 2’

Initial reports had suggested that Lee Byung Hun was in talks to join the next project by Noh Hee Kyung. However, his agency, BH Entertainment, has officially denied his participation in the untitled project.

Although he won’t be collaborating with Noh Hee Kyung in the near future, Lee Byung Hun is far from idle. His agency confirmed that the actor will be dedicating his time exclusively to “Squid Game” Season 2 throughout the year. Following the immense success of the first season, Netflix is gearing up for the release of the second season, featuring a stellar cast that includes Lee Jung-jae, Wi Ha-jun, Kang Ha-neul, and others.

In ‘Squid Game – Season 2’, Lee Byung Hun’s character is unveiled as the brother of Jun-ho, portrayed by Wi Ha-jun, and the initial victor of the intense survival game. This revelation adds an extra layer of anticipation for fans eagerly awaiting the continuation of the globally acclaimed series.

Despite refuting involvement in Noh Hee Kyung’s project, Lee Byung Hun has been actively recognized for his outstanding contributions to the entertainment industry. At the 44th Blue Dragon Film Awards, he clinched the Best Actor accolade for his role in ‘Concrete Utopia.’ This achievement marks his second win at the prestigious awards ceremony, following his earlier triumph for ‘Inside Men’ in 2016.

Lee Byung Hun’s continuous success and dedication to high-profile projects, such as ‘Squid Game – Season 2,’ reaffirm his status as a leading figure in the Korean entertainment scene. Fans can eagerly anticipate his compelling performances and contributions to the industry in the coming year.

“Squid Game” Season 2 has not yet been given an official release date.