We revealed that a second season of the show was in development a while back.
Netflix has now finally given the official confirmation via its Twitter account:
— Netflix (@netflix) June 12, 2022
They wrote: “Red light… GREENLIGHT! Squid Game is officially coming back for Season 2.”
Then, the show’s creator and director, Hwang Dong-hyuk wrote the following message to the fans of Squid Game.
It took 12 years to bring the first season of Squid Game to life last year. But it took 12 days for Squid Game to become the most popular Netflix series ever. As the writer, director, and producer of Squid Game, a huge shout out to fans around the world. Thank you for watching and loving our show.
Squid Game Season 2 is happening over at Netflix
The post also revealed that Gi-hun and The Front Man will both be back for Squid Game Season 2.
This means that actors Lee Jung-jae and Lee Byung-hun will both be returning for Season 2.
Another possible character returning for Season 2 is the man in the suit with ddakji, otherwise known as The Salesman.
He was played the Gong Yoo in the first season and it seems as though he will be making a return for the second season.
“The man in the suit with ddakji might be back,” Hwang wrote, talking about The Salesman, who recruits Gi-hun to play in the games.
“You’ll also be introduced to Young-hee’s boyfriend Cheoul-su,” the 51-year-old added which suggests that the gigantic doll who massacred participants in Squid Game’s reimagining of Red Light-Green Light could have an equally murderous, robotic boyfriend.
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