Squid Game Season 2: Planning Of The Riskiest Netflix Series Yet

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The most recent season of the popular Netflix series Squid Game has been released to rave reviews. The show, which is about a game with a ₩45.6 billion (US$38.7 million) prize, has had more than 456 people sign up for it so far – and that number doesn’t even include the contestants on the show itself! This article will discuss what you need to know about this highly anticipated new season. Also including what the next season has to offer to the viewers. This article is about Squid Game Season 2.

Squid Game Season 2 is Going into Development

The Korean Drama, Squid Game is topping the charts of US Entertainment and Netflix. The show, which is about a game with a ₩45.62 billion (US$38.70 million) prize is all set to launch a new season soon. Hwang Dong-hyuk, the director of the show is yet to think about the making of the next season. “I don’t have well-developed plans for Squid Game 2.”, said Hwang to the media.

The cast of the show is yet to be finalized, but it has been confirmed that all three lead actors will reprise their roles in Season Two. The first season has received a positive response from critics and fans alike. For this reason, it led Netflix into giving a green signal for the production of the next installment.

A Quick Recap of Squid Games Season 1

The first season of the Squid Game was released on September 17, 2021. It was available on the streaming platform Netflix and chronicled a group of people who were invited to risk their lives in a mysterious survival game with ₩45.60 billion (US$38.70 million) prize money.

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The series had a run of nine episodes starring Lee Jung-Jae, Park Hae-soo, and Wi Ha-Joon. It was written and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk which he also served as the producer.

The first season of the Squid Game was successful, to say the least. It had a viewership of over 165 million people (across 191 countries) within its first month alone.

Squid Game was Originally Planned for a Movie

Hwang announced to some media houses that he originally planned the show as a movie. However, after Netflix offered him to make it into a series, Hwang was sure to rework his ideas for Season Two of Squid Game.

He told the media about his experience with the first season of Squid Games.

“In my earlier days, I’d drink half a bottle of soju (Korean liquor) to get the creative juices flowing. I can’t do that any more. Writing (‘Squid Game’) was harder than normal for me as it was a series, not a film. It took me six months to write and rewrite the first two episodes. Then I consulted verbally with friends, and picked up clues for improvements through my own pitching and from their responses.”

Hopefully, fans of the show will be able to see Squid Game Season Two!

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