[Dramas] Lee Jung Jae Reportedly Getting Paid 1 Billion Won Per Episode For “Squid Game 2”+ Production Company Responds

The Production company addresses the reports saying that the actor Lee Jung Jae‘s appearance fee for season 2 of the Netflix series “Squid Game” amounts to 1 billion won ($ 697,000) per episode.

On October 11, the production company Cyron Pictures told MyDaily, “It has not been discussed yet and we are currently working on the script.

Earlier in the day, a media outlet exclusively reported that Lee Jung Jae will receive 1 billion won ($ 697,000) per episode for his appearance in Season 2 of “Squid Game.” The media outlet explained that the Korean production team made the decision after a long discussion with Netflix over compensation such as production costs and fees.

Meanwhile, “Squid Game,” which depicts a life-threatening survival game to win 45.6 billion won in prize money, became the first Korean series to top Netflix in the world, creating a box office sensation and confirming the production of season 2.

Meanwhile, Lee Jung Jae is the first Asian actor to receive the Best Actor Award at the 74th Emmy Awards last month, following the American Actor Association Award, Spirit Awards, and Critics Choice for his role as the 456th contestant in the drama.

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