Squid Game season two returns on NetflixNetflix’s No. 1 all-time show, Squid Game, is set to return with season two on the streaming service, the producer announced on Monday.
The dystopian South Korean drama became Netflix’s most popular series launch ever after pulling a staggering 1.65 billion hours of viewing in 28 days following its September 17, 2021 debut.
Following the unprecedented success, the show’s director, writer and executive producer, Hwang Dong-hyuk confirmed its return in a letter to fans on Monday.
In the letter titled ‘A Whole New Round Is Coming’, Dong-hyuk whet fans’ appetite by announcing that they might see more of The Salesman slapping people in the face.
“The man in the suit with ddakji might be back” Dong-hyuk teases.
Although the second season is still in its early stages, Dong-hyuk confirms that there will be some familiar faces returning next season.
Last year’s winner Gi-hun will be back with The Front Man, in addition to a brand new character. Everyone’s favourite killer doll Young-hee is officially off the market and viewers will be introduced to her boyfriend Cheol-su.
Maybe we’ll get a romantic duet from the couple right before they give you that deadly look. It’s time to cue up the “Pink Soldiers’ theme song because the game isn’t over yet.
He said, “It took 12 years to bring the first season of ‘Squid Game’ to life last year. But it took 12 days for ‘Squid Game’ to become the most popular Netflix series ever.
“As the writer, director, and producer of ‘Squid Game, a huge shout out to fans around the world. Thank you for watching and loving our show. And now, Gi-hun returns. The Front Man returns. Season 2 is coming.
“The man in the suit with ddakji might be back. You’ll also be introduced to Young-hee’s boyfriend, Cheol-su. 7,3
“Join us once more for a whole new round. Hwang Dong-hyuk Director, Writer, and Executive Producer of ‘Squid Game’.”