The expected remuneration for actor Lee Jung Jae for each episode of Netflix’s “Squid Game” season 2 is 1 billion KRW (about $700,000 USD), according to media reports on October 11.
Lee Jung Jae might be bringing along as much as 9 billion KRW (about $6.3 million USD) for his appearance if season 2 has nine episodes like season
According to Inders, Squid Game Game’s second season should start filming sometime in 2019. Director Hwang Dong Hyuk is rumored to have earned a sizable incentive payment for season 2, while actor Lee Jung Jae has committed to the project with a guaranteed pay of 1 billion KRW each episode.
The estimated cost of season 2 of “Squid Game,” excluding the salaries of key actors Lee Jung Jae and Lee Byung Hun, is 100 billion KRW (about $70 million USD).
In the meanwhile, Siren Pictures and Netflix Korea are the producers of “Squid Game.”