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Netflix recently announced to CNN that Squid Game is its “biggest-ever series at launch”. The break-out hit has been viewed by more than 111 million accounts since debuting on Netflix on September 17th. Squid Game has taken the top spot on Netflix in over 94 countries! So, the chances of a season 2 are highly likely.
Squid Game Season 2
Writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk has given us some insight into what we can expect from a Squid Game season 2. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter Hwang Dong-hyuk stated that he “wanted the viewers who watch Squid Game to start questioning themselves. How am I living my life? Who am I among these characters, and what kind of world am I living in? I wanted these questions to be asked.” In Season 2 these themes would continue but would dive even deeper into the backstory of some of his characters.
Hwang Dong-hyuk stated that there is definitely a deeper story that can be told about the police officer and the story of his brother, the Front Man.
Dong-hyuk continues by stating in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, “So if I end up creating season two, I’d like to explore that storyline — what is going on between those two brothers? And then I could also go into the story of that recruiter in the suit who plays the game of ddakji with Gi-hun and gives him the card in the first episode. And, of course, we could go with Gi-hun’s story as he turns back, and explore more about how he’s going to navigate through his reckoning with the people who are designing the games. So, I don’t know yet, but I’ll just say there are a lot of possibilities out there for season two storylines.”
We’ve seen a lot of speculation online about if Police officer Hwang Jun-ho (Wi Ha-joon) actually dies at the end. There seems to be a little room left for him to possibly join a Season 2. “Considering the framework for his death and what very big role he could play in the future, I have little room to doubt this is the last we’ve seen of detective Jun-ho.” – Collider.com
Even though writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk seems to be on board for a season 2, already coming up with ideas, we have yet to hear officially from Netflix if the Squid Games will continue. At least now we have a peek into Hwang Dong-hyuk’s mind as to what may be headed our way.