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Marvel Fans Hyped As Lee Jung Jae Of ‘Squid Game’ Rumored To Join The MCU

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Jul 20, 2022 11:58 AM EDT
Lee Jung Jae, Hoyeon Jung, and Park Haesoo

Are you ready to see Lee Jung Jae make his MCU debut? On the 20th of July, it was reported that Emmy nominee actor Lee Jung Jae would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

READ: Here's What Fans Can Expect From The 2nd Season Of Netflix's 'Squid Game'

The star of Netflix's "Squid Game" is rumored to be currently in discussions with Marvel Studios. Notably, Twitter user @MarvelCrave, who is consistent with news relating to everything Marvel-related, reported the rumor.


If proven to be true, Marvel Studios will be having another talented actor join their roster of top stars. Lee Jung Jae proved his global dominance with Netflix's "Squid Game" and fans are curious as to who the actor will play in the MCU.


Marvel Studios is one of Hollywood's top movie franchise studios. As per Business Insider, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has gone on to earn a total of $25 billion as of writing this article. 

Moreover, the movie studio has been known to cast Korean stars in their films in recent times. Evidently, Korean actress Claudia Kim was the first South Korean actor to be in the Marvel Cinematic Universe when she was cast as Dr. Helen Cho in the MCU's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron."

Adding to this, Marvel Studios previously cast Ma Dong Seuk (popularly known as Don Lee) as Gilgamesh, a hero in the 2021 MCU film "The Eternals." The MCU will also have Park Seo Jun make his studio debut soon in the upcoming sequel for "Captain Marvel." 

READ: MCU Has Supposedly Found Their Professor X, Giancarlo Esposito Rumored To Play The X-Men Leader

If confirmed, Lee Jung Jae will become the fourth Korean star to be in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Stay tuned for more news and updates regarding Marvel Studios!

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