There were many rumors about the second season of the Korean series Squid Game, which has not been on the agenda since the day it was released on Netflix. Series creator Hwang Dong-hyuk has confirmed that the second season of the drama will be filmed.
The first season of 9 episodes of the popular Netflix series Squid Game aired on September 17. The series has attracted great attention around the world since its release. According to the data announced by Netflix, the series reached 111 million viewers in the first month. The success it achieved in such a short time brought along many question marks about the continuation of the series.
Writer and Director Hwang Dong-hyuk had previously stated that it is very difficult to write and direct a drama like this alone, which is why working on the second season worries him. However, he will have understood that it is not possible to leave the interest in the series unrequited, so he started planning the second season. While it is unclear when and how it will happen at the moment, famous director Dong-hyuk has promised that the drama will have a second season.
“I started planning the second season”
Speaking at the drama’s special screening in Los Angeles, director Hwang Dong-hyuk said, “The drama has been very popular and there is a lot of demand for a second season. ” Director Dong-hyuk has stated that he thinks it is too early to say when and how the second season will take place, but that he is currently in the planning process in his mind. In return for the overwhelming interest, Hwang Dong-hyuk confirmed that the second season will be filmed, saying, “Gi-hun will return and do something for the world, I promise you that. ”
Squid Game, which tells the dystopian game of a group that takes the risk of death with the dream of a better life, is a representation of the capitalist society. While TV shows in Korea are mostly limited to one-offs, the arrival of the second season of Squid Game is proof of the world’s interest in Hwang Dong-hyuk’s social commentary.