it’s official – Netflix Has renewed its biggest series, squid game, For the second season. The follow-up was in development, and the Netflix brass – as well as the series’ writer, director and executive producer Hwang Dong-hyuk and the main cast – had teased the show’s return following the initial instalment’s smashing success.
Season 2 has now got the green signal. In a letter to fans, Hwang Dong-hyuk confirmed the new chapter and revealed who might return for it and which new character is being introduced.
“Gi-hun returns. The man in front returns,” he said. “The man in the suit can come back. You will also be introduced to Young-hee’s boyfriend, Cheol-su.”
Hwang Dong-hyuk reflected on the road and massive success of the series on screen.
“Last year it took 12 years to bring the first season of Squid Game to life,” he said. “But if it took 12 days for the Squid game to become the most popular series of all time.”
With 1.65 billion views in the first 28 days of release. squid game Netflix currently holds the record for most-watched series—English-language or non-English-language—by a wide margin, and the Korean drama did it with a strong word.