Squid Game Season 2 Confirmed with New Teaser: Note from the Show's Creator Regarding the New Season
It's official, the Season 2 of Squid Game is coming and a new teaser is out as well as a word from creator Hwang Dong-hyuk.
The Korean thriller Squid Game was a surprise hit for Netflix when it launched in 2021. Everyone was surprised when it became the most popular Netflix series ever released. It had 1.65 billion hours watched in the first 28 days of release, surpassing Bridgerton Season 2's 656 million hours viewed.
And now, the popular series' creator, Hwang Dong-hyuk, has confirmed that season 2 is in the works and will be available on Netflix. Aside from that, a new teaser has been released, hinting at the arrival of Season 2.
Squid Game Season 2 Coming
Hwang Dong-message hyuk's confirms Gi-return hun's as the Front Man, as well as the return of "the man in the suit with ddakji." He also confirms that Young-boyfriend, hee's Cheol-su, will appear in the next season.
Red light… GREENLIGHT!— Netflix (@netflix) June 12, 2022
Squid Game is officially coming back for Season 2! pic.twitter.com/4usO2Zld39
"Last year, it took 12 years to bring the first season of 'Squid Game' to life." "However, it only took 12 days for 'Squid Game' to become the most popular Netflix series ever," writes Hwang. "A huge thank you to all of the fans who have supported me as the writer, director, and producer of 'Squid Game.' Thank you for tuning in and enjoying our show... Join us again for a brand new round."
Following the successful release of the first season of the show last year, Hwang confirmed that he is currently in the 'planning phase' for the second season. Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos confirmed that "the Squid Game universe has just begun," implying that more episodes of the show would be released.
There is no clear official timeline for when season 2 of Squid Game will be launched, but according to an interview Hwang gave to Vanity Fair, the next season could be available at the end of 2023 or early 2024. And it will reportedly come with even more stomach-churning games.