Squid is Netflix’s first single since it premiered in September, and millions of fans have been waiting for the drama to be renewed for its second season. The creator of the series made a decision about it.
squid game, is a suspense, horror and survival drama that premiered on the streaming platform Netflix On September 17, 2021, and within its first 28 days of release, it managed to capture 111 million views on the server, making it the most watched series.
Currently, the Squid Game is estimated to have been watched for 3 billion minutes in the United States alone according to the Nielsen List. There are certainly enough reasons for the Netflix drama to decide whether or not to renew the series for a second installment on the streaming platform.
Remember, The Squid Game follows a group of people with serious financial problems who voluntarily accept a strange invitation to compete in the games, which are worth 45.6 billion won. The games are life-threatening, but the participants do not know it until the moment they indulge themselves.
The Netflix horror series has won critical acclaim and massive support from millions of fans around the world, who quickly grabbed all nine episodes of The Squid Game. Therefore, they were wondering if the second season would finally arrive on Netflix.
After the premiere, The Squid Game creator Hwang Dong-hyuk was asked if the series would get a second installment on Netflix. At the time, he said he wasn’t sure because he would need a large team of writers to develop the plot for possible upcoming episodes, and that he would need to discuss it with the folks at the streaming service.
As expected, Hwang Dong-hyuk confirmed on Monday, November 8, that The Squid Game will officially own Season 2 and that they are working on the next episodes that will arrive on Netflix. This is what the creator of the series said during a to interview On the red carpet with The Associated Press in a show and Q&A session:
“There was a lot of pressure, a lot of demand and a lot of love for season two. So I feel like we have no choice left.”
“But I would say there will be a second season. It’s in my head now. I’m in the planning process now.”
Although it’s too early to reveal any new story details for Season 2 of The Squid Game, Hwang has confirmed that. Lee Jong Jae He will return as the lead as Seong Gi-hun in the second installment of the survival drama that is still causing quite a stir.