Wanting an official renewal announcement from Netflix, Squid Game creator Hwang Dong-hyuk, who wrote and directed all 9 episodes of the hit Korean drama, is on the market saying “there’ll certainly be a second season.”
“There’ll certainly be a second season,” Hwang told the Associated Press in a video posted Tuesday. “It’s in my head proper now. I’m within the planning course of at present.”
Hwang as such didn’t share any particulars, apart from to — SEASON 1 FINALE SPOILER ALERT! — “promise” that the final participant standing on the shut of the super-brutal Season 1, Seong Gi-hun (performed by Lee Jung-jae), “will come again.”
Having determined within the closing seconds of Season 1 to not reunite together with his daughter who had moved to the States however keep put in Korea to actual some form of revenge in opposition to the organizers of the lethal video games that he barely survived, Gi-hun in Season 2 will “do one thing for the world,” Hwang advised the AP.
The Korean sequence about 456 people who find themselves lured into taking part in (extremely) lethal variations of kids’s video games stands as Netflix’s most sampled unique sequence ever, having reached 142 million accounts in its first 28 days of launch. (Netflix counts two minutes of any program as a “view.”) In doing so, Squid Sport simply surpassed the interval romance Bridgerton, which in its first 4 weeks was sampled by 82 million accounts.
Squid Sport additionally has topped the all-encompassing Nielsen U.S. streaming rating for the previous two weeks, every time amassing greater than 3 billion minutes seen throughout its 9 episodes.
Talking with Vulture in late September, Bela Bajaria — Netflix’s World TV chief — was “upbeat” a couple of formal renewal, although she stated it might rely upon Hwang’s schedule and curiosity. “He has a movie and different issues he’s engaged on,” Bajaria stated. “We’re making an attempt to determine the appropriate construction for him.”
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