‘Squid Game’ maker shares details on season two, teases season three
Hwang Dong-hyuk, writer and director of popular Korean survival drama “Squid Game,” discussed the future of his hit Netflix series.
In a new interview, Dong-hyuk announced that two more seasons of the thriller series are likely to arrive soon.
Speaking to Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), Dong-hyuk said he was in talks with Netflix about season two “as well as season three.”
He went on to share, “We’ll come to a conclusion soon.”
Dong-hyuk added, “We know a lot of people are waiting, so everyone is working hard to prepare for the next season with a positive outlook.”
Netflix confirmed the claims the same day.
“It is true that we are discussing a wide variety of possibilities for ‘Squid Game’, including the production of a season three, but nothing is set in stone yet,” the streaming giant said in a communicated.
In November, Dong-hyuk shared that he was working on a season two script.
“I have a base script for season two – it’s all in my head – and I’m currently brainstorming,” the writer-director said during a special screening and question-and-answer session. -answer. “It will happen someday, but as to when I can’t tell you the details.”
Dong-hyuk has confirmed that the second season will follow Seong Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) and his investigation of the people behind the deadly titular tournament.
Starting September 27, “Squid Game” tells “an imaginative and unorthodox story in which 456 participants risk their lives in a mysterious survival game – involving multiple series of childhood games – for a chance to win $ 45.6 billion. won”.
The spectacle is quickly becoming a global phenomenon.
It was officially named the biggest new show launch on Netflix, overtaking “Bridgerton,” after reaching 111 million viewers in less than a month.
Additionally, “Squid Game” makes it to Netflix’s Top 10 list in around 94 countries. The dystopian show is also the platform’s first Korean series to reach No. 1 in the United States.